grow, cook, eat, arrange with Sarah Raven & friends

Sarah Raven

Welcome to grow, cook, eat, arrange, the weekly podcast from gardener, writer, teacher,and cook, Sarah Raven. Over the last two decades, Sarah has led the way by introducing a new kind of productive gardening which places emphasis on intense colour, sophistication, and achievability. Recorded at the beautiful Perch Hill Farm in Sussex, Sarah talks with special guests from across garden design, floristry, food, ecology, conservation, and more. Brimming with top tips and helpful hints, listen and learn how to create your most productive garden ever. You can find out more about the products discussed in each episode or get in touch by visiting the website: https://www.sarahraven.com/

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Episodes

Perfect Pairings of Companion Plants with Arthur Parkinson - Episode 167
Apr 11 2024
Perfect Pairings of Companion Plants with Arthur Parkinson - Episode 167
For any organic gardener, companion planting is one of the most essential, rewarding and productive ways to ward off bugs and fungal infections.As the seasons are beginning to turn, it’s a wonderful time to recap the importance and joy of companion planting - Sarah is joined once again by Arthur Parkinson, where we revisit classic combinations, and share some unconventional pairings that you might not have considered.In this episode, discover:The many reasons that companion planting is a fantastic alternative to chemical treatments in the gardenWhere and how to plant out tagetes for a reliable, much-loved source of protection against green and whiteflyWhich of the salvias are among our favourites to pair with roses, and when to plant them outThe often-underestimated use of basil as a companion plant, making it a perfect partner to tomatoes in the kitchen and garden alikeOrder Sarah’s book - A Year Full of Flowers: https://bit.ly/2TWHJczOrder Sarah’s new book - A Year Full of Veg: https://www.sarahraven.com/products/sarah-ravens-a-year-full-of-vegProducts mentioned:Tagetes tenuifoila 'Red Gem': https://www.sarahraven.com/products/tagetes-red-gemTagetes tenuifolia 'Tangerine Gem': https://www.sarahraven.com/products/tagetes-tenuifolia-tangerine-gemTagetes patula 'Linnaeus Burning Embers':https://www.sarahraven.com/products/tagetes-linnaeusSalvia x jamensis 'Nachtvlinder': https://www.sarahraven.com/products/salvia-x-jamensis-nachtvlinderSweet Basil: https://www.sarahraven.com/products/basil-sweetTagetes minuta: https://www.sarahraven.com/products/tagetes-minutaGet in touch: info@sarahraven.comShop on the Sarah Raven Website: http://bit.ly/3jvbaeuFollow Sarah: https://www.instagram.com/sarahravensgarden/
Standout Seedlings to Sow and Grow This Year with Arthur Parkinson - Episode 163
Mar 14 2024
Standout Seedlings to Sow and Grow This Year with Arthur Parkinson - Episode 163
One of gardening’s great joys is sowing from seed, planting out and seeing those seeds thrive, and this year brings a lovely variety of new favourites to sow.Arthur joins Sarah this week as we look at which new stunners and old favourites you’ll want to sow this year, and when to plant out each variety for them to deliver maximum glamour. In this episode, discover:A delicious selection of edibles, from a prolific climbing French Bean to the flavoursome Runner Bean Black Knight The lingering charm of early-sown Cobaea Scandens on Arthur’s windowsillHow a charming combination of Zinnias and Seterias The two new, exclusive Dahlias topping Sarah’s list for this springOrder Sarah’s book - A Year Full of Flowers: https://bit.ly/2TWHJczOrder Sarah’s new book - A Year Full of Veg:https://www.sarahraven.com/products/sarah-ravens-a-year-full-of-vegProducts mentioned:Cobaea scandens https://www.sarahraven.com/products/cobaea-scandens-purpleClimbing French Bean 'Monte Gusto' https://www.sarahraven.com/products/french-bean-monte-gustoThunbergia alata 'African Sunset' https://www.sarahraven.com/products/thunbergia-african-sunsetSchizanthus x wisetonensis 'Dr. Badger's Hybrids' Mix (Butterfly Plant) https://www.sarahraven.com/products/schizanthus-dr-badgerZinnia elegans 'Queeny Mixed' https://www.sarahraven.com/products/zinnia-elegans-queeny-mixedSetaria 'Caramel' https://www.sarahraven.com/products/setaria-caramelDahlia 'Adam's Choice' https://www.sarahraven.com/products/dahlia-adams-choiceDahlia 'Klara Zak' https://www.sarahraven.com/products/dahlia-klara-zakGet in touch: info@sarahraven.comShop on the Sarah Raven Website: http://bit.ly/3jvbaeuFollow Sarah: https://www.instagram.com/sarahravensgarden/