Hello, and welcome to the Season 4, Episode 04 of the Bones & Bobbins Podcast!
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The Bones & Bobbins Podcast, Season 4, Episode 04: The Deadly Garden
S04E04: Poisonous Plants and Drury Lane Gardens.
Take a stroll around a garden so dangerous that just walking through it can cause you to faint, then scamper off to the world of London’s pocket parks for a wholesome reinvention of a place with a deadly past.
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Haley: Poisonous Plants
- The British garden home to the world’s deadliest plants: https://youtu.be/52Ou1OiYCK0
- The UK’s Deadliest Garden: https://www.bbc.com/travel/article/20220804-the-uks-deadliest-garden
- The Alnwick Garden Poison Garden: https://www.alnwickgarden.com/the-garden/poison-garden/
- Death in the Garden: Poisonous Plants and Their Use Throughout History: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36903031-death-in-the-garden
- Basic Illustrated Poisonous and Psychoactive Plants (Basic Illustrated Series): https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18341842-basic-illustrated-poisonous-and-psychoactive-plants
- Poisonous plants law: https://www.wildflower.org/expert/show.php?id=3796&frontpage=true
Natali: Drury Lane Gardens
- Pocket Parks Wikipedia Entry https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pocket_park
- Park Alliance Article https://www.theparksalliance.org/small-is-beautiful-the-rise-and-rise-of-pocket-parks/
- Drury Lane History https://www.whitehartdrurylane.co.uk/history#:~:text=Between%201589%20and%201598%2C%20Frederic,muffin%20tied%20on%20a%20string
- Wikipedia Entry for The Muffin Man https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Muffin_Man
- Medium Article https://hsquidreviews.medium.com/no-the-muffin-man-was-not-a-16th-century-serial-killer-7702ebb95546
- Ian Visits Entry https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/articles/londons-pocket-parks-drury-lane-gardens-wc2-26782/
- Blog Entry https://nickandrewdrawingprojects.wordpress.com/2016/07/25/sticks-in-the-smoke-23-drury-lane-garden-covent-garden/
- Nothing to see this time!