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The Nature Garden: gardening, wildlife & nature notes

A trip down the garden and country lane with nature enthusiasts and gardeners chatting about the flowers and trees, and birds and bees and more.

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Shrubs & finches
Tom Pattinson is looking at shrubs and options for gardens of all styles and sizes…Tom Cadwallender’s along the leafy lanes of Lesbury observing the comeback of a beautiful finch… And Steve Lowe’s out and about on the beach at Seaton Sluice… he’s got a canny life, that chep! Plus… Tulip bulbs and turmoil, and how silver plates could foil plotters… we welcome back, Tales from the Hovel, with John and Dean, Alnwick Poison Garden.…. And we’ve got some top tips for the garden from Tom P…Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
45:34 5/10/24
Gan canny
Tom Pattinson… is up and at ‘em in the garden and taking care as he brings us a very important ‘gan canny’ message. There’s great excitement on the Aln estuary and coast where Tom Cadwallender is watching the spring gatherings of birds…  And we’ll be hearing from Butterfly Conservation and their findings on how well or not so well different types of butterflies are doing across the UK… and they’ve got some great advice on how to help butterflies.  Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P… All coming up… on the Nature Garden Podcast….Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
38:22 4/9/24
Reflect and refresh
In this episode… A little bit of wintertime reflection and a chance to look ahead as January begins… bringing time, hopefully, after the festive celebrations to think about adventures, plans and dreams…. We bring you some thoughts on the year ahead and the one gone from the two Toms: Tom Cadwallender and Tom Pattinson…Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P…Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
35:30 1/14/24
The Holly and the Ivy
It’s time to deck the halls with boughs of holly, to dress the tree and to celebrate... And in this December edition, our correspondents are here to spread some cheer so stand by for the two Toms on Christmas trees and some alternative Christmas birds... Steve Lowe on the giving gifts that can really help people across the world… And John and Dean return with mistletoe and ivy… something a little different from the Alnwick Poison Garden! Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P…Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
48:47 12/8/23
Nature's fireworks
Autumn’s well and truly arrived and Tom Pattinson’s enjoying the botanical fireworks and nature’s planting time… During these stormy times… Tom Cadwallender’s keeping track of the amazing arrivals of seasonal birds and there are some wonderful surprises to watch out for…Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P… All coming up… on the Nature Garden Podcast….Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
35:02 11/16/23
Autumn fruits and feathers
Autumn’s arrived and Tom Pattinson’s got heap lie on in the garden… and he’s enjoying the seasonal blooms and foliage. Leaves are falling and so are feathers… Tom Cadwallender’s here to tell us more about the great moult… and he’s keeping an eye on urban skies. And we’re going back in time on an archaeological dig with Steve Lowe and the Anglo-Saxons… Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P.Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
44:49 10/12/23
The Lindisfarne Gospels
The Lindisfarne Gospels  were created on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne around 1300 years ago. Professor Michelle Brown takes us on an amazing journey to the place where Eadfrith, Bishop of Lindisfarne, designed and produced this incredible book.Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
42:22 8/24/23
Avocets & Goosegogs
Hurrah for the flower shows… Tom Pattinson’s prepping his clipboard and getting ready for the competitions…Tom Cadwallender’s here with good news about the bird that’s the RSPB’s emblem… and he’s enjoying the wonders and diversity of our seabirds...The laburnum’s a beautiful tree but why did it have to be removed from schoolgrounds? John and Dean from the Alnwick  Poison Garden will tell us more… and some tips on how not to gas yourself with cherry laurel...Steve Lowe’s down by the river where he’s tackling a rather nasty invader….Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P… Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
46:33 8/4/23
Nightjars & roses
Summer’s here and Tom Pattinson’s out smelling the roses and revelling in their colours, scents and fragrances… Tom Cadwallender’s off in search of the nocturnal Nightjar and migrating birds on the Aln Estuary… And Steve Lowe is out on in the hay fields around Allendale surrounded by the charismatic calls of curlews…Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P…Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
37:04 7/17/23
Cherries, care & cuddy ducks
Enjoying your gardening is the name of the game but Tom Pattinson’s got some wise advice that could really make a difference... Eiders are one of Northumberland’s joys and Tom Cawallender is down on the waterline checking out the ducks…We’re also joining a celebration of cherries with John and Dean from the Alnwick  Garden.And we have an amazing story about a pied flycatcher. Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P…All coming up… on the Nature Garden Podcast…. Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
41:41 6/29/23
Coquet Island & new tomatoes
Everything’s looking peachy in the garden with the promise of fragrance to come… and Tom Pattinson’s on a tomato flavoured journey of discovery…Oh…Tiptoe from the garden, by the garden of the willow tree and tip toe  through the tulips… with care… really you should tiptoe and take care… join  John and Dean for more cautionary tales from the Alnwick Poison Garden.Tom Cadwallender’s ‘fettling up’ on Coquet Island in rather cold weather to help puffins and terns… and there’s news of a very very rare avian visitor!Top tips for the garden from Tom P…Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
40:04 6/4/23
Hello Spring!
Spring has sprung and we’re celebrating the change of seasons…New shoots and the colours and scents of bulbs in the garden…Tom Pattinson’s here to tell us more…Our resident adventurer… Tom Cadwallender’s watching the early spring birds coming in and we’re joining him on his travels in Costa Rica. And we welcome two new guests to the Nature Garden… John Knox and Dean Smith from the Alnwick Poison Garden in a series of botanical features you really won’t want to miss!Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P…All coming up on Nature Garden Podcast….  Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
43:12 4/22/23
The running of the deer
In this episode… Colouring the winter months and creating shelter with hedging…Tom Pattinson’s here to tell us more…The rising of the sun and the running of the deer… and our Steve Lowe who’s saving trees from deer with lambswool…And Tom Cadwallender’s enjoying a performance of the seedcracker… a winter visitor to his garden with a mighty seed cracking beak, and did you know that the turkey isn’t from turkey? Tom’s tracking this festive superstarPlus some top tips for the garden from Tom P…All coming up on Nature Garden Podcast….  Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
39:00 12/12/22
Nature's planting time
In this episode… We’re enjoying Nature’s planting time and chi energy…with Tom Pattinson…Tall tales, gunge and fox poo remedies and history brought to life at the Cresswell Pele Tower…And Tom Cadwallender looks into the names of geese and their wonderful wanderlust…Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P…All coming up on Nature Garden Podcast….  Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
36:00 11/9/22
Mellow fruitfulness
Hello and welcome to the Nature Garden Podcast, with me, Carl Stiansen, and the Weekending Show Team from Lionheart Radio. It’s a chance to take a wander down the garden path and country lane… with the birds and the bees and the flowers and trees…  and an opportunity to hear stories from the past and present…In this episode… Autumn fruitfulness with Tom Pattinson… strawberry and raspberry stock taking and it’s jam time!We’re out and about with Steve Lowe who’s on the trail of native Northumbrian crayfish… The fantastic flashes of riverside royalty…. Tom Cadwallender is in the company this week of some kingfishers …Plus, some top tips for the garden from Tom P…And we’ll be taking tea for two…  a time to put your feet up and relax as we take a little musical interlude. All coming up on Nature Garden Podcast….  Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
32:34 10/19/22
Dog days of summer
It’s the height of summer for some crops in the garden and Tom Pattinson is as busy as a bee…Steve Lowe is out and about looking for aliens as he goes in search of close encounters of the vegetative kind…We’re out and about with Tom Cadwallender’s who has another episode in his ‘great places to see birds’ series…Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P…Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
47:47 8/17/22
Sunshine & clouds
Sunny sunshine vibes with Tom Pattinson who is exploring the summertime garden and our living history…We’re out and about with Tom Cadwallender’s who has a sad update on avian flu… and another exciting episode in his ‘great places to see birds’ series…Tom Heap from BBC Countryfile’s reflecting on ways to save the planet and why what we do really matters…Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P…Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
41:34 7/13/22
What a wonderful world
Planetary awareness with Tom Pattinson who is focused on being kind to mother earth…. And ways in which we can all help to make this a wonderful world.We’re out and about with Tom Cadwallender’s who’s keeping a canny count of our winged wonders, dropping macaroni in nests (!)… and reveals another great place for watching birds…Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P…Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
38:57 6/17/22
The darling buds of May
We’re filled with all the delights that May brings…plants and shrubs and trees are growing fast and late spring/summer birds are arriving...Tom Pattinson is looking at the darling buds of May… and being safe in the garden.Tom Cadwallender’s enjoying the wonderful space of Druridge Bay, Northumberland, and the amazing array of birds that flock there…And Steve Lowe’s taking out a subscription this week… to the green gym!Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P.Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
38:26 5/20/22
Spring has sprung!
In this episode… We’re full of positive vibes for the return of spring and the joy of being back in the garden… Tom Pattinson is contemplating the lawn, first cuts, salads and vegetablesTom Cadwallender’s welcoming back puffins and has news of how a blacksmith has helped kittiwakes to nest…And Steve Lowe’s venturing out on Long Nanny with some young adventurers…Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P…Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
37:31 4/14/22
Reflections & resolutions
We’re reflecting on a year where so much has happened… Tom Pattinson is looking back through the seasons and successes in the garden…Tom Cadwallender’s looking back and forwards to some amazing birding highlights.And Steve Lowe’s thinking about gifts we can give at any time to help ourselves and the planet in 2022…Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P…Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
35:12 1/9/22
Mistletoe & vine
Festive delights from the Nature Garden: The holly and the ivy… and folklore and mistletoe with Tom Pattinson … Tom Cadwallender’s charting the rise in popularity at Christmas of robins and turkeys.And  Steve Lowe’s on a nature stroll in North Northumberland Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P… Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
33:35 12/30/21
Christmas trees & curlews
Hello and welcome to the Nature Garden Podcast, with me, Carl Stiansen, and the Weekending Show Team from Lionheart Radio. In this episode… There’s a touch of natural tinsel with Tom Pattinson’s guide to Christmas trees… Tom Cadwallender is following the highs and lows of the curlew…And have you ever wondered who keeps an eye on our coast and some two hundred miles of sea around us? …. Steve Lowe’s here to tell us more…And, some festive music...  and a chance to put your feet up. Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P… All coming up on Nature Garden Podcast….  00:01:28 00:06:46  00:13:15  00:18:57  00:24:55  00:30:36***************Theme tune: Princess of the Ocean by Carl Cape Band featuring Steve Deegan, Carl Cape and Jamie Robb (fiddle).***************Carl: Your boughs so green in summertime, Stay bravely green in wintertime. O tannenbaum, O Christmas Tree… How lovely are thy branches! Nordmans, frasers, Norweigan spruces and noble firs… so many choices but which is the best? Here’s Tom with some festive advice on getting the most out of your Christmas tree…Tom P:***************Now, it’s one of the avian stars of the county, and the symbol of the Northumberland National Park. Tom Cadwallander from the British Trust for Ornithology is falling head over heels for the beautifully wistful call of the curlew… a rather sensitive bill. bird of the hill and the coast in our county***************Carl: Christmas is a time for celebration and a time to unwind.. but you might get the needle… or rather a lot of needles… if you opt for a real tree… so Tom is it possible to bring a tree in from the cold outside to the living room?Tom P:************Festive musical interlude:Carl: And now for something a bit different, we like to do on the radio show,  and now and then we do it on the podcast.. slow down, put the kettle on, have a cuppa and listen to a little bit of music and this week something festive... it's Winter’s Kiss by Clear Blue Skies featuring Derek Allan… Song:  Winter’s Kiss by Clear Blue Skies featuring Derek Allan…https://open.spotify.com/artist/2PQtuFM7h3SNxsFHgokgXR***************Managing the environment is an increasingly important job and our coastal areas are incredible habitats where complex interactions take place between people and nature. So how are these areas regulated and protected? Steve Lowe met up with Patrick Gray, Senior Marine Enforcement Officer, for the Marine Management Organisation team here in the region.***************Carl: And here’s Tom with some things to be getting on with in the gardenTom P:Carl: YouSupport the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
32:52 12/6/21
From little acorns...
Tom Pattinson is getting ready for National Tree Week and looking at the ecological wonder of trees… Can you imagine a hundred thousand birds flying together in amazing synchronous patterns? Tom Cadwallender reports from starling HQ at the Somerset Levels.And we’re going retro …. as Steve Lowe delves into the world of period fashion and flintlocks…Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P…Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
30:54 11/17/21
All Hallows' Eve
An All Hallows’ Eve spectacular… Tom Pattinson reveals the science of autumn colours and how to grow your own pumpkins for next Halloween…. Tom Cadwallender is looking at the folklore of scary birds and the spooky superstitions inspired by owls and crows… And some ghostly goings on…. as Steve visits one of his favourite haunts… in search of the white lady of Cresswell…Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P…Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
31:32 10/29/21
Propagate & conserve
Tom Pattinson is propagating… and his guide can help you to make plants for free… and ooph up your borders and veg beds… Steve Lowe from the Cresswell Pele Tower Project and Northumberland Rivers Trust… is catching up on the heritage side of conservation…Tom Cadwallender from the British Trust for Ornithology is on a road trip to his Scottish birding roots and saving the osprey. Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P and music from Jason Vare/Shaggy: https://www.facebook.com/ShagpileMusic/ Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
35:11 10/19/21
Butterfly gardens & feathery fortunes
Hello and welcome to the Nature Garden Podcast, with me, Carl Stiansen, and the Weekending Show Team from Lionheart Radio. It’s a chance to take a wander down the garden path and country lane… with the birds and the bees and the flowers and trees…  and an opportunity to hear stories from the past and present…In this episode… Tom Pattinson is floating like a butterfly to see what kind of plants and shrubs attract them to the garden…Steve Lowe from the Northumberland Rivers Trust… has some tips on how to make your outdoor patch a haven for all kinds of nature…Tom Cadwallender from the British Trust for Ornithology has been watching the amazing habits of sparrows and how egrets survived the fads of fashionPlus some top tips for the garden from Tom P…Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
37:29 8/5/21
Greenhouses & the soft-plumaged petrel
Tom Pattinson on the joys of greenhouse gardening…We’re down in the grounds of the restoration project at Cresswell Pele Tower with Steve Lowe from the Northumberland Rivers Trust…Tom Cadwallender from the British Trust for Ornithology is excited about an albatross-related  visitor from afar...And, we’ll be taking a musical interlude with Shipcote and Friends...Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P.Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
34:11 7/19/21
Wildflowers, rotations & terns
Tom Pattinson’s taking stock of the fruit and veg and flowers in the garden and the benefits of good garden design and crop rotationTom Cadwallender from the British Trust for Ornithology is celebrating the success of a project helping the beautiful Roseate Tern to live here in Northumberland on Coquet Island.. Steve Lowe from the Northumberland Rivers Trust is checking out the floral gems to be found on derelict land...Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P… All coming up on Nature Garden Podcast….  Theme tune: Princess of the Ocean by Carl Cape Band featuring Steve Deegan, Carl Cape and Jamie Robb (fiddle).Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
36:23 7/7/21
Why do birds sing? Ospreys & garden safety.
On today's show: We’re joining an amazing project that has helped Ospreys return to Northumberland… Tom Pattinson’s here full of sunshine enjoying some warm gardening while keeping an eye on hazards… his advice could save your life…And... Tom Cadwallender from the British Trust for Ornithology is listening to birds and asking why do they sing?Plus some top tips for the garden from Tom P… All coming up on Nature Garden Podcast….  All coming up on The Weekending Show…***************Support the Show.You can follow Tom Pattinson, Steve and Tom Cadwallender and our wonderful guests and featured flowers, birds and projects on Twitter: @gardenersradio @TheNatureGarden and on Facebook: The Nature Garden. And you can tune in to our monthly live radio show on Saturdays at 11am on www.lionheartradio.com Or email us: gardenersradio@outlook.comThank you for your support!Music link: Gaia by Carl Cape Band on Amazon Music - Amazon.co.uk
34:41 6/18/21

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