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Scottish Rock Podcast

Scottish Rock Podcast

By Scottish Rock Podcast (SRGC)
This is the Scottish Rock Podcast, the official podcast of The Scottish Rock Garden Club. An international plant society based in Scotland for people who love plants. Check out the SRGC website for details at
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It's all a little bit Greek

Scottish Rock Podcast

Growing alpines in British Columbia with Jay Akerley
Jay discusses his passion for the plants in both his home garden in Vancouver, Canada and his rock gardening cabin. Jay grows a wide range of plants across these two locations. He takes us through some of his experiences growing these plants and some of the people that inspired him to do so.
September 02, 2020
The Pacific North West with Linda Cochran
A chat about the gems the Pacific North West (NW North America) has to offer. Linda has a particular affinity for her natives lands of Washington State.
August 05, 2020
Travel notes from nurseries, Australia, New Caledonia and Tasmania with Luca Magi
A catch up with an Italian plantsman I befriended while working in Oregon. We enjoyed hikes and visits to nurseries, including a 8 hours drive to collect some Pinus lambertiana (Sugar Pine) cones - the longest pine cones in the world. Things everyone does when in America I'm sure... Luca has since moved to Australia, working for one of the best nurseries in the country.
July 01, 2020
The Garden in the Sky - Schachen alpine garden
I look back at my time at the Schachen alpine garden in Southern Germany last year. A truly otherworldly garden surrounded by mountains.
June 03, 2020
Cushion plants with Alex Ruairí
Alex explains his passion for cushion plants, some of his favourites and how to grow them. Alex can be contacted via Facebook here:
May 13, 2020
Sorbus with Chris Parsons
Chris guides us with an in depth look into the complicated genus Sorbus. New taxonomic changes are explained with reference to horticultural methods, botany, genetics and growing conditions .
April 29, 2020
Erythroniums with Ian Young
Ian guides us through his experience with Erythroniums. Ian Young's Weekly Bulb Log Diary and Erythroniums in Cultivation are available to download for free at
April 14, 2020
It's all a little bit Greek
A look at the connections between ancient Greek mythology and plants.
April 02, 2020