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The Plotting Shed

Rachel McCartain

Welcome to 'The Plotting Shed' garden advice for those who'd love a gorgeous garden, but don't know where to start!Our aim is to make gardening easier. We want to make gardening fun, interesting and enjoyable - gardening should not be a chore! Each podcast covers an aspect to gardening or design or is about something we think you'd like to know. All the podcast topics (and much much more) can also be found on our website'd also love you to tell us what you think too - just email us You can also make a donation to help us make more and better podcasts too - our thanks if you have.Thanks for listeningRachel McCartain Founder

Recent Episodes

Gardening in the 2020's and beyondFebruary 14, 2020 Episode artwork 5 easy ways to love your garden moreFebruary 07, 2020 Episode artwork Boring Gardens and how to avoid them (part 2)January 31, 2020 Episode artwork Boring Gardens & how to avoid them (part 1)January 24, 2020 Episode artwork If butterflies could vote, would your garden win?January 17, 2020 Episode artwork INside the Mind of a Garden Design - Asymmetric gardensSeptember 27, 2019 Episode artwork Gardens, play space or interesting spaceSeptember 06, 2019 Episode artwork Which houseplant absorbs more CO2 than any other - clean air anyone?June 28, 2019 Episode artwork Nature should not stop at the garden fenceMay 31, 2019 Episode artwork Decorative Stone Mulches - and other gardening mistakesMay 20, 2019 Episode artwork How to Create a more Tranquil GardenMay 10, 2019 Episode artwork Urban Gardening - how to make the most of your small city gardenMay 06, 2019 Episode artwork Oh no - It's almost Hanging Basket Season! May 03, 2019 Episode artwork How to Design your Garden if its a Narrow Space or CourtyardApril 29, 2019 Episode artwork The Problem with Show Gardens.....April 26, 2019 Episode artwork Don't Plant a Problem - Beware of Grasses!April 22, 2019 Episode artwork Are Growers and Garden Centres really buying into sustainable gardening?April 19, 2019 Episode artwork Garden Paths - all you ever wanted to know!April 15, 2019 Episode artwork How to Deal with Plants that won't Behave!April 12, 2019 Episode artwork Starting a Garden on a Small budgetApril 08, 2019 Episode artwork How to Design a Garden if it's all just WeedsApril 05, 2019 Episode artwork How to make your garden feel bigger - when it's not!April 01, 2019 Episode artwork Low Maintenance Gardening - How to get your garden right from the startMarch 25, 2019 Episode artwork Why tidying the garden in Spring is not the best idea!March 18, 2019 Episode artwork A lazy gardeners guide to getting your garden ready this springMarch 15, 2019 Episode artwork