We’re ready to record our radio show..!


We would really like to hear what you think about our program, and to ask you what you would like to hear on the show, or even be interviewed about any of the topics we are planning to present.

Here’s a typical weeks content:

The show is intended for the homeowner, with input from homeowners & experts around the world.

Discussing Edibles, Vegetables and Herbs, what are the easiest to start with, where & how  should I grow them.

An interview with a homeowner that grows veggies and herbs interspersed within flower borders – growing peppers, rosemary, parsley, beans,cabbage, lettuces, tomatoes, etc., are quite easy,

Amusing anecdotes from some 40 years of landscaping gardens & commercial sites across the globe.

Interviewing a small organic vegetable farmer in the MidWest, what they are growing ,how they get to market…

Around the world trends in growing vegetables & herbs from our colleagues abroad, looking at for example – Allotments in England, Balcony raised beds in Europe,

Coreopsis 1

The next week will be:

Choosing the right plant  – how to plant, prune, and maintain flower beds and plant containers.

Interviewing a sustainable garden designer in the USA – how to save water, prepare ground, aftercare, etc.,

More anecdotes from around the globe.

Trends in Playgrounds, Roof Gardens, Paving, Parks, Grass areas from around the world..

If you have a question you would like ask, please send us an email with the question we will try and answer questions each week, we may even call you ! We will also send you details of where you can hear the program.

As the program will be on internet radio, it will be possible to record directly from the web, enabling you to play back when its best for you.


Author: Growing Trends

Hello, Welcome to Growing Trends. Ann and Chris are both horticultural experts. Ann is a native of Nebraska and a specialist in annuals, flowers and perennials, particularly from the Mid West I'm Chris an English landscape design and build specialist with over 40 years experience of designing,building,managing a wide variety of landscape projects, the team was rewarded with many award winning projects - from Residential, Schools, Parks,Chelsea Flower Show exhibits, to Green Roof Gardens for City Officescapes & Interiorscapes. It has all been hugely enjoyable and fun - even when fighting the weather or deadlines. Today we are developing a new ideas for the home owner ... recently we were awarded our second patent. Ann my Co Host and I, have launched a new one hour twice a day internet radio show called "Growing Trends" , it's available as a podcast on iTunes and at www.growingtrends.org . It's all about the people in our industry, for home owner's &,experts alike, with interviews from around the world from those experts , home owners that are passionate about their gardens , talking about latest trends, in styles, passions ,materials, products, plants, vegetables, wines, anything connected with enjoying outside spaces. In the last two or three years we have been developing some new tools for the home owner - www.picagardi.com and our app Picagardi ( free in iTunes and Google Play) have been specifically designed for the DIY young home owner who would like to develop a landscape or garden, without having any prior knowledge of plant arrangements etc. Our newly patented Weekend Garden Kits, enable almost anyone to place, plant and look after 'Designed' planting areas. Take a look at www.grotrends.com Our patented soil injector enables a wide variety of users to inject corn based super absorbent's to the root zone of established plants, enabling fertilizers, insecticides, etc., to be used in minimum dosages, with out leaching or run off and yet remain effective. With the added advantage of reducing watering by around 50%.

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