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March 17, 2013

gardener’s world s43e32 2010 – the science of gardening.

20th November 2010.

Carol Klein invites us into her garden to unearth the science beneath the muck and magic of gardening. She asks the questions to which many gardeners want answers: Why don’t my seeds germinate? How does compost work? What is photosynthesis and why is it important? What happens when we prune […]

May 1, 2012

gardener’s world s43e31 2010.

13th November 2010

Its the last normal episode of the series, and Carol, Alice and Joe have some great ideas to bulk up next years borders – without breaking the bank. The team visit the autumn glory of Stourhead, to take a look at the biggest, smelliest flowering of the year.

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April 24, 2012

gardener’s world s43e30 2010.

5th November 2010.

As the trees feel the effects of the autumn season, now is the time to gather leaves to make leaf mould – a soil conditioner better than anything money can buy. Toby plants tulips, ready for a riot of colour next spring, and plans ahead for an autumn harvest of […]

April 3, 2012

gardener’s world s43e29 2010.

29th October 2010.

The frosts are arriving thick and fast, so if you have any tender perennials still in the garden its time to lift them or lose them. Alice shows how to grow fresh greens all winter long, and Carol celebrates the very best of autumn colour.

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March 28, 2012

gardener’s world s43e28 2010.

22nd October 2010.

With chillier days approaching, colour is starting to fade from the garden and structural plants come to the fore. There’s ideas centered around adding evergreens to borders to add winter interest. Theres a look at some of the mysteries of the orchid family, and its judgement day for the giant pumpkin.

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March 20, 2012

gardener’s world s43e27 2010.

15th October 2010

Along with shorter days and falling temperatures come changes in the garden. That means a myriad of glowing colours and…. golden pumpkins. There are ideas for plants that are coming into their own right about now, an insect friendly design project perfect for a shady spot, and a look at […]

March 15, 2012

gardener’s world s43e26 2010.

8th October 2010.

Although the warm autumn colours are starting to light up the garden, the team are already thinking about scented plants for spring. Landscape designer And Sturgeon discovers an historic rooftop garden in Surrey, and theres ideas for wall shrubs to bring year round colour to the garden.

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March 8, 2012

gardener’s world s43e25 2010.

1st October 2010. Special ‘Grow To Show’.

The RHS Halls in Westminister, London, are home to one of the biggest events in the gardening calender – The Autumn Show. For eight months Joe Swift has been lovingly pampering and tending to his vegetables, in hope of reaching competition standard. This episode follows his […]

March 4, 2012

gardener’s world s43e24 2010.

24th September 2010.

Autumn has officially begun, and for the gardener its a season to embrace, with warmth and moisture providing perfect growing conditions. Some of the highlights in this episode include Rachel discovering a a tropical paradise in Worcestershire, tips on grasses for lawns and borders, and stunning ideas for winter pots.

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March 1, 2012

gardener’s world s43e23 2010.

17th September 2010.

While there’s time to enjoy the last days of the summer, there’s still plenty to do to get your garden in shape and ready for the days ahead. Theres tips on harvesting and storing seeds, while Raymond Blanc talks through the palette of herbs his garden wouldn’t be without.

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