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September 8, 2019

Beechgrove Garden s12e14.

‘To mow or not to mow’ – that is the question as Carole looks at traditional lawn care, while Brian continues maintenance of his no-mow meadow. Kirsty shows some on-trend indoor plant ideas to keep green fingers busy throughout the autumn and winter months. At 25, Sophie McKilligan is the youngest allotment holder […]

September 3, 2019

Beechgrove Garden s12e13.

From huge hornbeam to bijoux box, it’s hedge-clipping time in Beechgrove. It is also the final analysis of Carole’s greenhouse v Brian’s polytunnel, with Judge George adjudicating. Lucy Dalgleish is a gardening and plant enthusiast on a high level, literally, as she gardens on her Maryhill balcony. Kirsty visits Lucy to help with […]

August 25, 2019

Beechgrove Garden s12e12.

It is buzzing in Beechgrove as Brian and ‘butterfly man’ Anthony McCluskey attempt to count the butterflies in Brian’s no-mow meadow. George takes a look at the summer bedding flower display. Meanwhile Carole starts sowing over wintering veg. Kirsty shows how to create a permanent, evergreen hanging basket – a succulent sphere that […]

August 21, 2019

Beechgrove Garden s12e11.

Potatoes taste best when you grow your own and straight from the ground. Carole harvests three varieties of tiny potatoes from the container garden and Brian and George form an orderly queue to taste them, George, Brian and Carole attempt to answer as many viewer gardening questions as they can in a quick-fire […]

August 10, 2019

Beechgrove Garden s12e10.

Kirsty shows how to make a miniature patio pond, proving that no matter how small your space, anyone can have a water feature. Meanwhile, Carole, George, and Kirsty get creative with Janie Gall, who shows how to make an easy-to-do-at-home cut-flower arrangement using some clever hacks that make efforts appear professionally done.

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August 4, 2019

Beechgrove Garden s12e09.

This episode sees George gardening in tiny places and huge spaces. He revisits his tiny, but hugely productive, ‘small space’ garden to see what’s ready for harvest. In 2017, he visited the historic but dilapidated Saughton Park to hear plans for a future facelift, and now he returns to see the extraordinary regeneration […]

July 28, 2019

Beechgrove Garden s12e08.

Life really is a bowl of cherries at Beechgrove. George reviews progress in the fruit house, while Carole properly appreciates the crop of ‘sweetheart’ cherries. Brian reviews his no-mow lawn and counts the extra wildlife thriving there. Fresh from gold medal winning at Chelsea Flower Show, Chris Beardshaw is back at Beechgrove to […]

June 9, 2019

Beechgrove Garden s12e07.

At Beechgrove, competition is hotting up between what’s being grown in Carole’s immaculate 6×8 greenhouse compared to the Heath Robinson atmosphere of Brian’s polytunnel. Carole returns to Garthdee allotments in Aberdeen to see how the youngest allotment holder, Sophie McKilligan, has fared after Carole’s first visit. Carole helps Sophie create an easy wildlife […]

June 2, 2019

Beechgrove Garden s12e06.

This week on Beechgrove, George is in the fruit cage rescuing the raspberries, while Carole plants brassicas and beans in the veg plot. A garden that needs little attention while still looking attractive is a constant request. Brian takes an in-depth look at what makes the Low Maintenance Garden at Beechgrove. Following the […]

May 27, 2019

Beechgrove Garden s12e05.

The wellies and waders are firmly on this week in Beechgrove as Carole, George and Brian are all playing in the ponds. Carole tackles the sticky problem of blanket weed in the main pond, George dredges and renews the wildlife pond and Brian creates a tiny, low-maintenance burble pool. Carole also visits Alasdair […]