Podcasts

Percy by jamie reid (possibly)A couple of years ago we produced a weekly spot called “Sounds From The South” for the now defunct gardening show “The Dirt” on Fab Radio International. Each spot was about ten minutes long featuring a story and a related piece of music. Here are all the episodes in all their glory. Have a listen and laugh (or weep!)

This episode is about finding stuff in skips or left out for the binmen which can be reused in the garden so saving you a few quid into the bargain. Keep ’em peeled!  Originally broadcast on the xmas episode of “The Dirt” on Fab Radio International 22/12/2014.

This episode is all about potato days and seed swapping. There’s tips about packing seeds to bring to swap and about a couple of seedswaps he’s been to. Originally broadcast on “The Dirt” on Fab Radio International 1/12/2014.

This episode is all about seed tins and other containers that house those opened seed packets. Big up the humble seed tin, we’d be lost without you! Originally broadcast on “The Dirt” on Fab Radio International 24/11/2014.

This episode is all about bulbs. There’s planting tips and a story about us helping a chap called “Watford Mick” plant a few hundredweight of them in an old peoples home in Maida Vale while working at the council. Originally broadcast on “The Dirt” on Fab Radio International 17/11/2014.

This episode is about our favourite vegetable, beetroot. Our all-time favourite sandwich is cheese and beetroot on sliced white bread, very old school. Big up the beet! Originally broadcast on “The Dirt” on Fab Radio International 10/11/2014.

This episode is about composting and what was learnt on a one day “Composting in the City” Course. It’s all about the right balance of “greens” and “browns!” Originally broadcast on “The Dirt” on Fab Radio International 03/11/2014.

This episode is about attending a bonkers halloween party in a mad pub in New Cross. Originally broadcast on “The Dirt” on Fab Radio International 26/10/2014.

This episode is about a love affair with a pair of steel toe-capped workboots while working at the council. Originally broadcast on “The Dirt” on Fab Radio International 19/10/2014.

This episode is about meeting an imposter of a famous Manchester City footballer from the 1950’s on the way to the garden centre on a Saturday morning. Originally broadcast on “The Dirt” on Fab Radio International 12/10/2014.

This episode is about meeting a couple of those Sex Pistols chaps while working as a council gardener in the 1980’s. Originally broadcast on “The Dirt” on Fab Radio International 5/10/2014.

This episode is all about why squirrels behave a bit odd in the autumn. Originally broadcast on “The Dirt” on Fab Radio International 28/09/2014. More about caring for orphan squirrels at http://www.squirrels.info

This episode is all about a council leaf blower called Dennis. Originally broadcast on “The Dirt” on Fab Radio International 21/09/2014.

This episode is about rubbish jobs from the distant past. Originally broadcast on “The Dirt” on Fab Radio International 14/09/2014.

This episode is about Big Ray’s Country & Western Disco at The Joiners Arms in Camberwell in the 1990’s. Originally broadcast on “The Dirt” on Fab Radio International 7/09/2014.

This episode is about a forthcoming holiday to Wales. Originally broadcast on “The Dirt” on Fab Radio International 24/08/2014.

This episode is about the a thief with wings nabbing a leaving card at work (complete with collection!) Originally broadcast on “The Dirt” on Fab Radio International 17/08/2014.

This episode is about the International Space Station. Originally broadcast on “The Dirt” on Fab Radio International 10/08/2014.

This episode is about The Peckham Parakeet. Originally broadcast on “The Dirt” on Fab Radio International 03/08/2014.