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BBC Gardeners World Episode 8 2021

"Advolly Richmond brings us up to date in her history of lawns by exploring the trend for ever more sophisticated machinery in the quest for the perfect sward for sport and recreation."

BBC Gardeners World Episode 4 2021

"With the grass cutting season underway, Advolly Richmond explores the extraordinary history of lawns and some of the inventions used to achieve the perfect sward."

BBC Gardeners Question Time

A collaboration with the great Matthew Biggs on the history of Tea, first broadcast on BBC Radio 16th April 2021

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BBC Gardeners Question Time

A short piece for radio on the fascinating history of vanilla, first broadcast on BBC Radio 7th March 2021

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BBC Gardeners Question Time

A short piece for radio on a plant that flowers for Christmas Day - Clematis cirrhosa, first broadcast on BBC Radio Christmas Day 2020

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BBC Gardeners Question Time

A short piece for radio on a case of mistaken identity: Amaryllis and Hippeastrum, first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 27th November 2020

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BBC Gardeners Question Time

A short piece for radio on the history of the Agapanthus, the flower of love. First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 18th September 2020

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BBC Gardeners World Episode 19 2020

"Advolly Richmond looks at the restored gardens of Alton Towers in Derbyshire as an example of the Victorian trend of garden 'theme parks' "

BBC Gardeners Question Time

A short piece for radio on the history of the Nasturtium, first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 24th July 2020

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Tamsin Westhorpe's podcast "Live from the Pod"

An interview with the fabulous 100 mile an hour Tamsin Westhorpe for her excellent podcast Live from the Pod

BBC Gardeners World Episode 9 2020

"Advolly Richmond, whose love of garden history is reflected in her own garden, shares her passion for a flower with a surprising past "

BBC Gardeners World Episode 31 2019

"Garden historian Advolly Richmond uncovers the fun and frolic behind the design of the Painswick Rococo Garden in Gloucestershire "

BBC Gardeners World Episode 15 2019

"Plus, we meet a garden historian who has incorporated elements of period gardens into her own town garden."