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Sarah Eberle on what gardening teaches us and why nature is good for the soul

Sarah Eberle on what gardening teaches us and why nature is good for the soul

Elizabeth Oldfield speaks to one of the UK’s leading garden designers and landscape architects Sarah Eberle. 15/09/2021

In the final episode of this series, Elizabeth speaks to Sarah Eberle, the most–decorated RHS garden designer. She has made RHS Chelsea Flower Show history by winning a Gold Medal in every category there is to enter. This year, Sarah turns her hand to the Psalm 23 Garden in the Urban Garden section for the Bible Society. 

She speaks about why nature is sacred to her, what gardening teaches us about compassion and humility, the legacy of her unconventional schooling and her free–range childhood, and why gardening can bring people together across divides.


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Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth is host of The Sacred podcast. She was Theos’ Director from August 2011 – July 2021. She appears regularly in the media, including BBC One, Sky News, and the World Service, and writing in The Financial Times.

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Posted 15 September 2021

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