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October 20, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e22.

Beechgrove Garden looks ahead to spring, with Carole planting a bedding scheme based on the spokes of a colour wheel. Jim and George start the process of battening down the hatches for winter and prepare plants against the weather to come, while Carole visits Attadale Gardens in Lochcarron, Rosshire. Although the garden dates back to Victorian times, Attadale owners Nicky and Ewen Macpherson have recently added contemporary features of particular interest to fern fanatic Carole - a sunken fern garden in a geodesic dome.


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October 18, 2018

Gardeners’ World s51e27.

Monty tackles three seasons of gardening this week when he makes additions to his spring garden, gives advice on how to dry and preserve herbs for winter and plants up a container to give interest from now until spring. Carol celebrates one of the plant successes of an extraordinary summer - the canna - while Frances Tophill tackles a viewer's garden and suggests plants which will perform throughout the winter. Toby Buckland visits a garden in Devon with Japanese influences, and Nick Bailey visits a garden where nature has taken over and produced the conditions where a proliferation of different types mushrooms are thriving.


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October 17, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e21.

Expert grower and shower of flowering bulbs George demonstrates the steps to creating a spring display of potted hyacinths with show-bench style. Meanwhile, Jim assesses the mini fruit plot, where there is a harvest even in the tiniest of spaces. Carole visits Glenkyllachy Garden near Tomatin, Strathdearn. This Highland glen garden is renowned for its spectacular autumn colours framing views to the River Findhorn.


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October 5, 2018

Gardening Australia s29e36.

Jerry visits a passion fruit expert to discover the ideal growing conditions for this ever-popular plant, starting from the ground up, Costa is so excited to be exploring the million bulbs and annuals at Canberra’s Floriade that he even agrees to get his beard decorated! See behind the scenes with the head gardener, who explains how the whole amazing display is planned to flower every day for a month, and Tino travels to Bruny Island to meet a woman who has created a 5-acre garden of Gondwana plants and helped boost the population of a rare local bird.


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October 3, 2018

Gardeners’ World s51e26.

After an extraordinary season, Monty's orchard has produced a bountiful harvest of apples and he gives advice on how to pick and store them. Frances Tophill makes a final visit to her shared allotment and joins in with the festivities at their annual show. Adam Frost visits the RHS garden Wisley, where he meets the curator to find out which plants have fared well and which plants have suffered during the hot, dry summer. Nick Bailey investigates Japanese knotweed, one of the most pernicious weeds in the UK, Arit Anderson provides inspiration for colourful late season containers, and the programme travels to Northamptonshire to meet a gardener who extracts natural dyes from the plants she grows in her garden.


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October 3, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e20.

The Beechgrove team are on the road to Callander, the scenic gateway to the Trossachs. George and Carole visit Greener Callander's colourful community initiatives as well as discovering some hidden gems of gardens right in the middle of the town. Jim, Carole, George and Brian tee-off with a Beechgrove Gardener's Question Time held in the picturesque surroundings of Callander Golf Club, as they try and answer as many questions as they can from the gardeners of the surrounding area.



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September 29, 2018

Gardening Australia s29e35.

Growing vegetables all starts with good soil, and Tino shares his recipe for creating the healthiest, crop-growing soil you can. Millie shows you don’t have to go out and spend a fortune on seeds for the garden – she looks through her pantry and finds a stack of supplies, and Costa visits an ingenious gardener who has lots of tricks to make gardening easier.


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September 28, 2018

Gardeners’ World s51e25.

At Longmeadow Monty is planting bulbs in pots and around the garden for an explosion of spring colour. Carol Klein travels to Yorkshire where she takes a close look at the enormous colour range and form of a late season perennial, the salvia. Mark Lane is in Oxfordshire looking at how ornamental grasses can be used in planting design to create exciting combinations. Arit Anderson gets to grips with growing concerns about the use of plastics in the horticultural industry, and we find out from environment minister Michael Gove about any future plans for controlling its use and improving recycling.


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September 27, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e19.

The UK Centre for Economics and Business Research recently reported that the price of fresh produce is set to increase dramatically. Part of the answer is of course to grow your own. Jim shows how we can do that year round as he lifts and stores this year's Beechgrove harvest, before preparing new produce for autumn sowing so we can eat our way economically right through to next year. Beechgrove Garden hero and nonagenarian Sandy Inkster also understands how to keep the fresh veg on the table throughout the year and this week, Carole revisits Sandy at his Garthdee allotment in Aberdeen to see what Sandy has reaped and what he's also sowing for next year.


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September 22, 2018

Gardening Australia s29e34.

Not all gum trees are enormous! Josh introduces us to some pint-sized beauties that would fit right into a small suburban garden, Jane explores the fascinating new world of native Australian bonsai and Clarence explores some of his favourite native herbs for use in the kitchen or as medicine. Lots of native plants are very tasty, and Tino has chosen a range of local plants to kick-start a new edible bed at the Patch in the Royal Hobart Botanical Gardens.


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