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July 28, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e13.

In the Beechgrove Garden, Jim and Carole take the fortieth anniversary celebrations to a whole new level as they unearth the harvest of ruby-coloured potatoes planted 13 weeks ago. George and Carole revamp the rhododendron border at Beechgrove, and they show how to ‘air-layer’ a big shrub, and how to lift the crown […]

July 19, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e12.

Jim, Carole and George take stock of what has happened in the Beechgrove Garden. The sweet peas have scrambled up the nets and are in full, fragrant flower, strawberries and cherries are being harvested in abundance, and the tomatoes are ripening and reddening. Carole visits Tap o’Noth, an extraordinary organic market garden at […]

July 3, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e11.

Jim and Carole have butter and cream on standby in the hopes that there might be some early potatoes and strawberries ready to harvest. Meanwhile, Chris takes on a shady location by the pond at Beechgrove to create a new large shrub and clematis border. George visits the unique Japanese garden at Cowden […]

June 30, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e10.

After being awarded both the coveted Chelsea ‘Best in Show’ and gold medal, Chris is back to Beechgrove to tend to the rose garden. Meanwhile, Jim reviews the progress of his previously sickly houseplant collection, Brian is creating a new natural feature to ebb and flow by Beechgrove’s waterfall using lady’s slipper orchids, […]

June 22, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e09.

The whole Beechgrove team are on the road to the Fair City of Perth. Invited by the ‘Beautiful Perth’ volunteers, Jim, Carole, George and Brian find out exactly how the city earns that title horticulturally as they visit some of the city’s best-kept gardens, including the unique and culturally diverse Moncrieff Allotments that […]

June 10, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e08.

It is a Beechgrove rhododendron special, with Jim and George answering some classic questions about rhododendrons and revamping the main rhododendron border now that it has finished flowering. Harry’s recently renovated garden boasts a riot of rhododendrons all flowering their socks off and proving that you don’t have to be on the west […]

June 3, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e07.

It’s time to get all the bedding plants in this week, and to celebrate Beechgrove’s 40th anniversary the summer bedding scheme is all colours of ruby. Brian Cunningham is back at Beechgrove having a look at how the alternative plants to dwarf box have fared over the winter, and he fills the gaps […]

May 27, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e06.

Carole and the garden team are in their waders while Jim supervises annual work on ponds of all sizes at Beechgrove. Salvia expert Brian Young joins salvia fanatic Jim in Beechgrove to salivate over salvias, and George visits North Berwick in Bloom to see what they and the local school are intending to […]

May 27, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e05.

In the Beechgrove Garden, it’s tomato time as Jim is growing a range of viewers’ recommended favourite tomato varieties, using viewers’ best methods for growing them. Carole visits young farmers James Reid and Rosa Bevan near Rhynie, Aberdeenshire, to see how they use permaculture techniques to grow veg in the most environmentally friendly […]

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 […]