An English Wild Garden with Alison Levey

 

Alison LeveyAlison Levey considers herself a passionate amateur gardener.  Her spectacular gardening blog is a true feast for the eyes, filled with color and perspective.  In this episode we discuss the unique personalities of geraniums, nasturtiums,  begonias and their roles in non-traditional settings.  Alison is keen on blending styles, with her cottage garden and wild garden creating a unique atmosphere in her space.  Alison lives and gardens in Leceister in England.

 

In This Episode You Will Discover:

  • pond battles – the problem with Parrot Weed!
  • gorgeous garden ideas – prairie planting, cottage style and knot gardens
  • the ‘3 strikes and you’re out‘ rule – how to deal with stubborn plants
  • tips for aspiring garden writers – are you getting dirty enough?
  • the actual plant that Robin Hood used to make long bows out of

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Resources Mentioned

England’s Royal Horticultural Society: https://www.rhs.org.uk/

NGS – Gardens Open For Charity:  http://www.ngs.org.uk/

This is the book Alison mentioned on the show!

Our Guest’s Links

Follow Alison Levey on Twitter:  http://twitter.com/papaver

Visit Alison’s sensational gardening blog:  http://blackberrygarden.co.uk

 

Watch the Podcast Interview Here:

Transcript:

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Listen To Alison tell us about English wild gardens Here:

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