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September 18, 2018

Gardeners’ World s51e24.

Monty is planning for a colourful spring when he plants bulbs and nectar-rich wildflowers for an early and welcome feast for insects. Frances Tophill travels to a Birmingham allotment to meet an enthusiast who has filled his allotment with dahlias which he grows for competitions, Nick Bailey is at Powis Castle in Wales to find out just what it takes to trim their centuries-old, 14-metre-tall yew hedges, Adam Frost visits Sezincote garden in Gloucestershire to find out about its history, and Toby Buckland takes a close look at a garden in Cheshire where different sections of the garden have been designed with small gardens in mind. And we meet a Chichester man whose passion is one of the most exotic flowers of the late summer border - the ginger lily.


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September 18, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e18.

Lawns have taken a bit of a hammering this summer between drought and deluges and Beechgrove's lawns are no exception, so Jim gives some timely tips on autumn lawn care. George continues to revamp the Woodland Garden at Beechgrove by lifting the canopies of mature trees to provide new planting pockets below. George also visits Andrew Skea's family farm near Dundee. Andrew has been supplying gardeners with a range of unusual and specialist seed tatties and is also working on developing the perfect multicoloured crisp.


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September 15, 2018

Gardening Australia s29e33.

Josh visits Araluen Botanic Park, tucked away in Perth’s Darling Ranges, where the cool climate is marked by an extravaganza of tulips, Palisa Anderson from Boonluck Farm shares some of her favourite Thai recipes with Costa, and Jerry meets a malacologist who studies Australian snails and can offer a completely different view of this much-maligned gastropod. Tino shows how you can get kitchen waste to work directly on your garden soil by cutting out the middle man – the compost heap.


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September 15, 2018

Garden Rescue – S03e14

Charlie Dimmock and award-winning garden designers the Rich brothers compete to design gardens for homeowners around the country.



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September 15, 2018

Gardeners’ World s51e23.

Monty gives advice on how to deal with overcrowded clumps of summer flowering bulbs and plants yew to make a start on creating a topiary Nellie. Frances Tophill travels to Somerset to the garden of a woman who grows a huge collection of unusual vegetables used in Thai cooking, Carol is in Devon celebrating one of the brightest additions to the late summer border - the rudbekia - and Mark Lane gives design tips on the main elements of a formal garden. Adam Frost puts the finishing touches to the new build garden in Leicester he started earlier in the year and we meet Luigi Valducci, who, for over 30 years, has had an abiding love for the highly perfumed, summer flowering and tender Brugmansia.


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September 15, 2018

Garden Rescue – S03E13

Charlie Dimmock and award-winning garden designers the Rich brothers compete to design gardens for homeowners around the country.



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September 8, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e17.

Jim is dreaming of jam tomorrow as he harvests plums and blueberries, while Brian assesses the success, or otherwise, of the ruby-themed annuals that he planted in between his box-hedging trial. Meanwhile, Carole mentions the C word as it's already time to force bulbs for a Christmas display, Chris creates a new white garden at Beechgrove, and we learn how white plants in a garden can change perspectives and enhance moods.


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September 8, 2018

Love Your Garden s08e07.

Alan Titchmarsh heads to Yorkshire to surprise grandfather Jim Thompson who, despite his own terminal diagnosis, is committed to raising money for cancer charities.


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September 8, 2018

Gardening Australia s29e32.

Tino Carnevale is making the most of a small space at The Patch, in the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, demonstrating his 3D planting method that allows you to pack loads of summer produce into a single garden bed, Jerry Coleby-Williams travels to the Norman Park train station in Brisbane, to meet the station master and explore the colourful garden he has created, purely for the enjoyment of commuters, and Spring is cool in Victoria’s Central Highlands, but Millie is already looking forward to summer by creating a relaxing shady haven, filled with native ferns and foliage in creative containers.


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September 8, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e16.

The ideal for all gardeners is to have year-round colour in the garden. Carole talks to Martin Barker from Aberdeen University School of Biological Sciences about the science of colour, finding out how and why plants are the colour that they are and how plant colour affects us. Meanwhile, the harvest continues, and Jim's big beef tomatoes are bearing heavy fruit. Colin and Catherine Lockhart in Carnoustie are no longer able to keep their garden the way that they would like, so Brian steps in to make their garden low-maintenance and wheelchair-friendly while still having year-round colour.


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