BBC Gardeners' World Magazine Sowalong Podcast

BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Sowalong Podcast

In this new podcast series, we bring you seed-sowing tips from an array of gardening experts

Welcome to the BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Sowalong Podcast series – the podcast that inspires you to grow more from seed. Each week, we’ll bring you seed-sowing ideas and top advice from gardening experts, well-known faces, and the team here at the magazine.


From Monty’s favourite flower and the unusual veg variety Marcus Wareing swears by in the kitchen, to the team’s much-loved blooms, herbs and grow-your-own veg plot staples, our Sowalong Podcast is crammed with everything you need to get started today.

Expect plenty of advice on successful germination, healthy crops and impressive blooms. Plus, we delve into the stories behind each guests’ seed-discovery, including where they grow it, how they like to use it, eat it and their save seed tips, too.

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More on seed sowing:

Episode two – Salad leaves – with Kevin Smith

From speedy mixes and little gem lettuces to mustards and pak choi, this low-fuss lunchbox and dinner table staple will quickly reward you with a delicious crop, filled with variety. Kevin Smith, Deputy Editor at BBC Gardeners’ World magazine, is here to convince you to add salad leaves to your line-up of homegrown edibles.

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Episode one – Tithonia – with Monty Don

Step inside the Gardeners’ World presenter’s seed library, as he shares his passion for Tithonia flowers, and how to grow them from seed. Monty is here with heaps of advice, to ensure healthy plants and a bounty of blooms, every time.

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Catch up on the first three series of the BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Podcast:

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