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Eatweeds Podcast: For People Who Love Plants

May 20, 2021

Mark Duffell is one of Britain's foremost botanists and ecologists. We discuss...

  • The best way for beginners to learn plant identification.
  • Why the ecology of a plant is important to know before harvesting.
  • Forager or pillager? Which one are you?
  • How to overcome your fear of botany and science jargon.
  • Why learning...


Apr 15, 2021

Nick Hayes author of the 'Book of Trespass' discusses the reason why Right to Roam is so important to the nation's mental health and wellbeing.  Why access to the countryside helps people deepen their connection to nature so they become better stewards of the planet.

We discuss the concerns landowners have over...


Apr 9, 2021

Emma Welton, a musician who lives locally to me discusses listening as a nature connection practice. How active listening can develop a deep empathic relationship with the natural world.

The section on using sound to identify trees is very revealing. As well as creating soundscapes of botanical gardens and...


Mar 18, 2021

Tom Hirons is a nature based poet and storyteller. In this interview we discuss his work and how as creative humans we can all express our inherent wildness through creative and magical acts. Show notes at eatweeds.co.uk/podcast


Mar 8, 2021

A quick plant talk on silver wattle, Darwin's barberry and catkins which I found a few hundred metres from my house.