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November 12, 2017

Gardeners’ World s41e04 2008.

Joe Swift takes the fear out of designing a garden with some simple principles. Starting at the Chaumont Garden Design festival in France, Joe looks at this year's design fashions and translates them to fit the domestic garden. Using four gardens, Joe shows how line, repetition, scale and proportion, simplicity, discovery and functionality should be used.


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November 12, 2017

Desperate Landscapes s12e08.

Jes Mayer and her two sons saved up for months to buy an old home in Cincinnati. The house has a huge yard for Jes's sons to play in, but with a big yard came more work than Jes could handle. Jason's plan to breathe new life into this old beauty is to create a beautiful landscape. The plan calls for tons of crushed stone to create a Victorian circle driveway as well as a new patio. Stone stairs will be added leading to an arbor to the left of the front door, and the home's old front door gets a facelift to create a landscape that fits with the house and the whole neighborhood.


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October 29, 2017

Gardeners World s50e31.

In the last programme of the series, Monty has ideas for pots which will remain colourful throughout winter, gives tips on how to protect tender banana plants and harvests pumpkins. Frances Tophill helps a viewer whose overgrown pond needs some renovation, Adam Frost visits a garden in Nottinghamshire where the season of winter highlights its design, and we celebrate one of the up-and-coming winter flowers, the snowdrop. We visit great grandmother Eunice Mcghie, who, at 83, still teaches gardening to young people in her back garden in Handsworth, Birmingham, while in Hampshire we meet twins Stuart and Ian Paton, who are hoping to break the world record this year with their giant pumpkin.


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October 27, 2017

Gardeners World s50e30.

As October progresses and nights become colder, Monty advises on what plants need protection and how to protect tender plants over the coming months. He also plants tulips and wallflowers for late spring colour. Carol Klein celebrates ornamental grasses as her plant of the month, Adam Frost travels to Peterborough to find out about the work of a Children in Need project for disadvantaged and vulnerable children and Nick Bailey gives a step-by-step guide on how to build a cold-frame for a budget price. We visit Mark Diacono in Devon, who shows us how to grow our own szechuan pepper, and we go to Surrey to talk to an enthusiast who grows thousands of South African succulents in his back garden in Surrey.


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October 27, 2017

Gardening Australia s28e34.

Tino is visiting a spectacular vireya rhododendron garden, an unusual sight in cool-climate Tasmania, Jane shows how to prune a cardoon, and Josh visits a new playground that was built in harmony with the existing trees. Also Millie propagates plants from the contents of her kitchen cupboards and Tino shares some top tips for growing rhododendrons.


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October 27, 2017

Gardening Australia s28e33.

Sophie explores a native botanic garden, for threatened species, run entirely by volunteers. Find out what the presenters are doing in their gardens this weekend while Costa visits an aged-care facility where chooks improve the residents' well-being. There's a great way to use up your excess fruit, and Tino explains how to choose the right manure for your plants. Jerry visits a spectacular shade garden.


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October 14, 2017

Gardening Australia s28e32.

Jerry explores the exciting world of euphorbias, a family that includes plants of all sorts of shapes and sizes, Costa shows why it's important to pick the right sized pot for your plant, and Jane visits a long-running gardening club that works with students at the local primary school. Millie visits an historical nursery to find out what it takes to raise the perfect seedling and meet a passionate nurseryman who grows plants to build and restore wetlands.


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October 14, 2017

Gardeners World s50e29.

Monty plans for next year's fruit harvest when he adds gooseberries to the fruit garden he planted earlier in the year. He also divides and moves herbaceous perennials and advises on the best bulbs to plant now for cut flowers next year. Frances Tophill meets a couple who have filled their garden with tender plants and devised a meticulous method of protecting them over the winter, and we catch up with Adam Frost in his own garden when he gives design tips on placing and planting trees. Nick Bailey explores a myriad of colour in leaf, bark and berry when he travels to Bluebell Arboretum in Leicestershire, and Arit Anderson is in Yorkshire, where she finds out about a project using innovative techniques for producing food. We also visit Warwickshire to look at their collection of hardy chrysanthemums and to see how they can bring much-needed late colour into our gardens.


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October 14, 2017

Beechgrove Garden S10e26.

It's the final programme of the Beechgrove series, and Jim, Carole, George, Chris and Brian are all battening down the hatches, preparing the garden for winter but with a barrowload of hopeful hints to anticipate spring. Jim and Carole have succumbed to a little tulip fever as they go a little crazy with bulbs, planting in containers, in spring displays and naturalising in the lawn. Sandy has a lifetime of experience to impart from how to keep tartan patterns on the lawn, through to keeping your shrubs in beautiful shape.


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October 8, 2017

Gardening Australia s28e31.

Tino supplements the seasonal offerings at the patch by planting a range of true-blue edible Tassie plants, Jerry talks about the cabbage white butterfly parasite, and Jane meets a gardener who has created a spectacular plant-filled garden in an unforgiving, inland climate. Millie talks about poisonous plants, Costa discovers a vibrant oasis filled with lush trees and leafy understorey created from a road closure in inner Sydney and Sophie gets native plant advice from a conservationist who propagates endangered species in his back garden.


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