Ep. 93 - This April has seen a distinct the lack of rain when we are usually expecting April showers, this has meant almost drought conditions in many parts of the UK, so Lucy and Saul talk about how they manage their gardens through these dry periods
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Spring is in the air - as the early season flowers bring a hint of colour and joy, banishing the winter blues away. Head Gardeners such as Lucy and Saul relish this moment in the year as the starting gun for a season of flower, foliage and ultimate fun. Gardening kicks off and all the hard work of winter enters a crescendo of horticultural wonder.
For so many not a single raindrop has fallen on our gardens in the totality of April, quite an unusual phenomenon when April and May can usually be guaranteed to supply those Spring Showers than keep are gardens fresh and vibrant through to the Autumn. Head Gardeners Saul and Lucy are dependant on the ideal weather to keep there large gardens thriving, so what do they do when unpredictable patterns of weather threaten to spoil our beautiful displays. They both discuss the short and long term jobs they are thinking about when dealing with drought periods.
Intro and Outro music from https://filmmusic.io
"Fireflies and Stardust" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)