Episodes

Episode 9: I’m very concerned about the pointy hat Trowel and Error – Gardening podcast

Join us this week to find out more about Haggerston Park, near Shoreditch. In this episode, we talk about wildlife gardening, aquatic plants and mulch. Lili explains how best to start composting and shares some helpful tips when designing a garden. Hear about a listener's painful period story while working in a park, as well as Lili's failed (and very leggy) broccoli seedlings. Hello, fellow imperfect gardeners! Welcome to the #trowelanderrorpodcast, where horticulturalists Laurence and Lili share their gardening fiascos, hear other gardeners' hilarious horticultural blunders and try to take the perfectionism out of gardening. Send us any questions, garden fail stories and gardening victories to trowelanderrorpodcast@gmail.com or @trowelanderrorpod on Instagram. You can also check out our website at http://www.trowelanderrorpodcast.com. Please share, rate and subscribe!
  1. Episode 9: I’m very concerned about the pointy hat
  2. Episode 8: A little bird incident
  3. Episode 7: Look at those suckers!
  4. Episode 6: AirBee&Bee with Dylan Green
  5. Episode 5: I’m only yaksking

Episode 9: I’m very concerned about the pointy hat

Join us this week to find out more about Haggerston Park, near Shoreditch. In this episode, we talk about wildlife gardening, aquatic plants and mulch. Lili explains how best to start composting and shares some helpful tips when designing a garden. Hear about a listener’s painful period story while working in a park, as well as Lili’s failed (and very leggy) broccoli seedlings.

Hello, fellow imperfect gardeners! Welcome to the #trowelanderrorpodcast, where horticulturalists Laurence and Lili share their gardening fiascos, hear other gardeners’ hilarious horticultural blunders and try to take the perfectionism out of gardening. Send us any questions, garden fail stories and gardening victories to trowelanderrorpodcast@gmail.com or @trowelanderrorpod on Instagram. You can also check out our website at http://www.trowelanderrorpodcast.com. Please share, rate and subscribe!

Episode 8: A little bird incident

Second time lucky! This week we returned to Arlington Square, to record this garden tour episode – AGAIN. In this episode, we explain why you didn’t hear from us for so long, how we’ve been coping gardening in the snow, as well as who our dream sponsor would be. Find out how Lili deals with painful periods while working a labour-heavy job and hear some stories from listeners as well as Laurence’s parents. Happy gardening!

Hello, fellow imperfect gardeners! Welcome to the #trowelanderrorpodcast, where horticulturalists Laurence and Lili share their gardening fiascos, hear other gardeners’ hilarious horticultural blunders and try to take the perfectionism out of gardening. Send us any questions, garden fail stories and gardening victories to trowelanderrorpodcast@gmail.com or @trowelanderrorpod on Instagram. You can also check out our website at http://www.trowelanderrorpodcast.com

Episode 7: Look at those suckers!

This episode is going to be a little different – and that’s Tier 5’s fault! So welcome to our new format for the next few months, until it’s safe to get back in the studio. This week, Laurence and Lili take a wander around Victoria Park in Hackney, London. Squelch through the mud, listen to the twitterings of parakeets and share the shock of the sheer number of suckers they encountered. Oh, and stay tuned for some listener questions about staying motivated in winter. Enjoy!

Hello, fellow imperfect gardeners! Welcome to the #trowelanderrorpodcast, where horticulturalists Laurence and Lili share their gardening fiascos, hear other gardeners’ hilarious horticultural blunders and try to take the perfectionism out of gardening. Send us any questions, garden fail stories and gardening victories to trowelanderrorpodcast@gmail.com or @trowelanderrorpod on Instagram. You can also check out our website at http://www.trowelanderrorpodcast.com

Episode 6: AirBee&Bee with Dylan Green

Laurence and Lili are kicking off 2021 with a mega episode full of funny gardening stories, tips for keeping warm in winter and our first podcast guest: Dylan Green (IG: @greenbug_dc). Tune in to hear how Dylan discovered his love of horticulture in his parents’ garden in South Africa. There are snails, there are brilliant uses for bricks and (of course) there are pet poos in the rock garden. Happy listening and happy new year!

Hello, fellow imperfect gardeners! Welcome to the #trowelanderrorpodcast, where horticulturalists Laurence and Lili share their gardening fiascos, hear other gardeners’ hilarious horticultural blunders and try to take the perfectionism out of gardening. Send us any questions, garden fail stories and gardening victories to trowelanderrorpodcast@gmail.com or @trowelanderrorpod on Instagram. You can also check out our website at http://www.trowelanderrorpodcast.com

Episode 5: I’m only yaksking

In this final (and extra long) episode of the year, Laurence and Lili share a stretching guide for gardeners and anyone who needs it! Find out what some of their biggest challenges have been on their course and hear them share your hilarious stories of destroyed lawns and kinky forks.

Hello, fellow imperfect gardeners! Welcome to the #trowelanderrorpodcast, where horticulturalists Laurence and Lili share their gardening fiascos, hear other gardeners’ hilarious horticultural blunders and try to take the perfectionism out of gardening. Send us any questions, garden fail stories and gardening victories to trowelanderrorpodcast@gmail.com or @trowelanderrorpod on Instagram. You can also check out our website at http://www.trowelanderrorpodcast.com

The 12 Fails of Christmas

It’s finally here – the gardening-themed Christmas carol you’ve been waiting for. Maybe. Hoe hoe hoe and Merry Christmas!

Hello, fellow imperfect gardeners! Welcome to the #trowelanderrorpodcast, where horticulturalists Laurence and Lili share their gardening fiascos, hear other gardeners’ hilarious horticultural blunders and try to take the perfectionism out of gardening. Send us any questions, garden fail stories and gardening victories to trowelanderrorpodcast@gmail.com or @trowelanderrorpod on Instagram. You can also check out our website at http://www.trowelanderrorpodcast.com

Episode 4: Big massive globules

Join Laurence and Lili in this episode to hear them chat about a strange use for whale sperm and Lili’s birthday – not related. Tune in for more garden fails, including a tree planting horror story. And on top of that, this week, you’ll hear about Lili’s mum’s garden in Salamanca, Spain. Enjoy!

Hello, fellow imperfect gardeners! Welcome to the #trowelanderrorpodcast, where horticulturalists Laurence and Lili share their gardening fiascos, hear other gardeners’ hilarious horticultural blunders and try to take the perfectionism out of gardening. Send us any questions, garden fail stories and gardening victories to trowelanderrorpodcast@gmail.com or @trowelanderrorpod on Instagram. You can also check out our website at http://www.trowelanderrorpodcast.com

Episode 3: The zone of elongation

In this episode of Trowel and Error, Laurence and Lili talk about an erotic find on the litter round and the dreaded reverse gear on a rotavator. Tune in for more garden fail stories, including how a pile of bricks and a ride along lawnmower don’t mix.

Hello, fellow imperfect gardeners! Welcome to the #trowelanderrorpodcast, where horticulturalists Laurence and Lili share their gardening fiascos, hear other gardeners’ hilarious horticultural blunders and try to take the perfectionism out of gardening. Send us any questions, garden fail stories and gardening victories to trowelanderrorpodcast@gmail.com or @trowelanderrorpod on Instagram. You can also check out our website at http://www.trowelanderrorpodcast.com

Episode 2: I didn’t expect you to be bald

In this episode of Trowel and Error, Laurence and Lili answer some questions from listeners, including what their first impressions were of each other. Tune in to hear about a snake payment ring in Malawi, a story from Laurence’s grandad and how to take care of an ailing cactus.

Hello, fellow imperfect gardeners! Welcome to the #trowelanderrorpodcast, where horticulturalists Laurence and Lili share their gardening fiascos, hear other gardeners’ hilarious horticultural blunders and try to take the perfectionism out of gardening. Send us any questions, garden fail stories and gardening victories to trowelanderrorpodcast@gmail.com or @trowelanderrorpod on Instagram. You can also check out our website at http://www.trowelanderrorpodcast.com

Episode 1: I’ll do anything with gloves on

In this episode of Trowel and Error, you’ll get a chance to meet the presenters Laurence and Lili. Find out how they got into gardening as well as some of their garden fails so far, including fire, poo and a bee sting in a sensitive place.

Hello, fellow imperfect gardeners! Welcome to the #trowelanderrorpodcast, where horticulturalists Laurence and Lili share their gardening fiascos, hear other gardeners’ hilarious horticultural blunders and try to take the perfectionism out of gardening. Send us any questions, garden fail stories and gardening victories to trowelanderrorpodcast@gmail.com or @trowelanderrorpod on Instagram. You can also check out our website at http://www.trowelanderrorpodcast.com