Dobbies and the HTA urge people to #KeepBritainGrowing

Garden centre giant Dobbies has welcomed the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) horticulture manager, Pippa Greenwood, as the latest guest on its podcast as it supports #KeepBritainGrowing.

The podcast is hosted by The Sunday Express’ gardening journalist Louise Midgley, and together Louise and Pippa discuss why gardening is so good for us and how it can bring joy to the whole family.

The gardening experts talk about how beginners can develop their passion for gardening. They also unveil some top tips on what to do in the garden during the autumn and winter months, what plants and shrubs are suitable for the seasons and different types of gardens, practical advice on growing fruit and vegetables as well as looking forward to spring 2021. 

Pippa Greenwood, who is a trained botanist and regular broadcaster, says: “Gardening has never been more popular, with three million more gardeners in the UK. Our #KeepBritainGrowing campaign is all about encouraging people to keep it up whether they are a novice or an experienced gardener. Our podcast with Dobbies is packed with top tips and advice which will inspire any gardener to get out to their outdoor space – no matter the time of year or weather.”

Graeme Jenkins, CEO for Dobbies, says: “It has been great to work with the HTA on our latest gardening podcast. Autumn is an excellent season to spend time in the garden, with opportunities to plant for winter colour or plan ahead for spring. Thanks to Pippa for sharing her tips and recommendations.”

The podcast is the seventh episode in the Dobbies podcast series which brings listeners gardening inspiration and advice. Other topics include; houseplants, gardening for beginners and grow your own.

The podcast can be downloaded from Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Audioboom.

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