Advice for Beginner Gardeners

Welcome to the Scotland Grows Show, the podcast which celebrates everything that is good in Scottish gardening, as we join gardeners around the country to find out what grows well where they are, and pick up tips and stories along the way.

In this episode, M.T. O’Donnell, editor of Scotland Grows magazine, talks to Laura Frances, a beginner gardener, with advice for her north-facing garden.

They chat about planting for sunny and shady areas, growing tomatoes, strawberries, and other edibles, and some general gardening tips.

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