BHOGGcasts

Welcome to our newest innovation for the current times: a podcast dedicated to bringing the outside world right into your home.  Venture out with one woman and her dog as she explores the organic gardening world in short, regular sound bites.

*Please note, outside recording carried out in accordance with national guidance as part of daily exercise with respect to social distancing*

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BHOGGCAST33: 5/7/20 – Blasting Pests and Blooming Dahlias

2020-07-05 16.24.58First Dahlia in bloom

BHOGGCAST32: 25/6/20 – Potato Pests & Plume Moth

2020-06-25 21.05.41Plume Moth resting on grass

BHOGGCAST31: 15/6/20 – Welcome Rain & Rusty Garlic

2020-06-15 18.36.00Rusty garlic ready for harvest

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST30: 11/6/20 -In Between Showers & Flash Harvest

2020-06-11 17.09.19Cabbage, broad beans and cherries (before the birds get them)

BHOGGCAST29: 6/6/20 – Hungry Tomatoes & Threatening Rainclouds

Comfrey flowerBee-loved comfrey.  Check out our comfrey tea recipe.

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST28: 2/6/20 – Reading Clouds & Cool Evenings

Brodie under cloudsDog under a mackerel sky

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST27: 2/6/20 – Summer Green & Setting Fruit

Courgette plantCourgette plants setting fruit

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST26: 28/5/20 – Bark Paths & Mare’s Tails

2020-05-28 10.40.15

Dog making himself comfy on the fresh bark paths

 

 

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST25: 24/5/20 – Broad Bean Harvest & Atlantic Weather

 

The first broad bean harvest eaten within hours in a vegan chili – sublime!

BHOGGCAST24: 21/5/20 – Native Hedges and Taking Time Out

Spindle in flower Flowering spindle in native hedge

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST23: 18/5/20 – First Roses & Hard Work

2020-05-18 11.35.26

Amazingly scented rose bloom

 

BHOGGCAST22: 14/5/20 – Dahlias & A touch of Frost

Broad Bean PodsAutumn sown Broad Beans setting pods

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST21: 8/5/20 – Bank Holiday & Promise of Summer

IMG_4734Homemade coffee spray to ward off slugs & snails

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST20: 6/5/20 – Evening Bird Calls & Trees Holding Their Breath

IMG_4726Planted out broccoli seedlings

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST19: 3/5/20 – Wet Woods & Bold Blackbirds

Verdant TreesWetly dripping woodlands after the rain

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST18: 2/5/20 – Disappointment & Woad

Woad in flowerWoad in Flower covered with flying insects

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST17: 1/5/20 – Full Water Butts & Well Fed Birds

Broad Bean and beetrootBroad Bean & Beetroot direct sown seeds now seedlings

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST16: 26/4/20 – Skinny Robin & First Asparagus

2020-04-25 18.30.26Beautiful (and delicious!) Asparagus

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST15: 22/4/20 – Striking Seedlings & Evening Sunshine

2020-04-22 18.38.11Planted out spinach looking good

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST14: 19/4/20 – Wrens & Greening Up

June top tipsBroad beans sown in autumn flowering for an early crop

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST13: 17/4/20 – Rain & Quince flowers

Quince buds

Unfurling quince flowers

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST12: 14/4/20 – Forget Me Nots & Potato Shoots

Forget me nots

Forget Me Nots in a wild area of the plot

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST11: 10/4/20 – Cherry Blossom & Peace

Cherry blossom

Prolific cherry blossom on the plot

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST10: 7/4/20 – Blackbird & Pink Moon

Nick Pope image

Pink Moon over Brighton Marina (Image courtesy of Nick Pope)

 

BHOGGCAST9: 4/4/20 – A Million Insects & Sunshine

Evening Allotment

Evening sun over the allotment

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST8: 2/4/20 – Willow Catkins & Bumblebees

Willow catkins

Willow catkins attracting bumblebees

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST7: 2/4/20 – Honeybees & Rewilding

Honeybees

Honeybees nesting in an old recycling box

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST6: 1/4/20 – Tulips & Robins

Tulips

Tightly bunched tulips waiting to burst open

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST5: 30/3/20 – Magnolias & Royal Hounds

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Magnolia blooms to brighten the morning

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST4: 29/3/20- Stretching our legs & Harvesting

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Delicious harvest of perpetual spinach and purple sprouting broccoli.

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST 3: 26/3/20 – Long Tailed Tits & Tadpoles

Tadpoles

Tadpoles in the pond.  Thinking of making a pond?  Check out our ‘How To….Make A Wildlife Pond’ Guide.

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST 2: 25/3/2020 – Bumblebees & Primroses

Primroses

Primroses epitomising spring

 

 

 

 

BHOGGCAST 1: 23/3/2020 – Introduction & Mystery Object

Squash stem skeleton

Can you identify this item found on the allotment?

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