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May 18, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e04.

In the Beechgrove Garden, after the success of the no-dig observation of last year, Jim is extending the trial into the polytunnel, comparing conventionally grown vegetables with easy-grow no-dig vegetable plots. Brian is in Armadale, helping Lesley Welsh and her two children to create a bespoke vegetable plot for the family. Lesley wants […]

May 7, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e03.

Jim is planting with Beechgrove’s ruby anniversary in mind, sowing red veg from beetroot ‘Bulls Blood’, courgette ‘Midnight’ and lettuce ‘Moonred’ to spinach ‘Red Kitten’ and spicy mustard ‘Red Giant’, last year Jim began an observation choosing a range of trees for small gardens. This year he is adding to that with a […]

April 29, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e02.

Jim and Carole celebrate Beechgrove’s ruby anniversary in true Beechgrove style as it’s tattie time. Both Jim and Carole are planting a range of ruby or red potatoes, and they also dig up an archive tattie tip from the late George Barron. Brian is back revisiting his alpine garden and reviews the winter […]

April 28, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e01.

2018 marks the Beechgrove Garden’s ruby anniversary. This week there are sweet signs of spring as Jim, Carole, George and Chris are surrounded by April’s peach and cherry blossom. George revisits Sheila Harper’s ancient apple trees in Banchory. After a severe prune last year, George returns with slightly less sharp secateurs to show […]