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September 30, 2017

Gardeners World s50e27.

Monty shows how to prune and train the exuberant summer growth of climbing roses and makes the most of the seasonal warmth by planting perennials and sowing annuals for next year's flowers. Frances Tophill visits a viewer's garden to give advice on how to prune unruly shrubs and Nick Bailey investigates a brand new way of combating Himalayan balsam, one of the UK's most invasive weed species. Stourhead in autumn is a horticultural highlight of the year and Alan Power gives us a behind-the-scenes tour while Arit Anderson travels to Yorkshire to find out how scientific research has uncovered the super powers of plants, and we meet a gardener who has dedicated his allotment to growing his own beer.


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September 30, 2017

Gardening Australia s28e30.

Costa repurposes an old bath tub to make a palace fit for soil royalty - worms! Jane visits Australia's newest quarantine facility to find out what happens to plants when they're imported into the country, Sophie profiles an old-fashioned favourite - the cherry plum, and Millie plants up a challenging narrow space at the side of her house with some of her useful and ornamental favourites. Finally, meet a couple who have dedicated their lives to growing and advocating for Australia's amazing native plants.


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September 24, 2017

Beechgrove Garden S10e23.

It is hedge-clipping time at Beechgrove and Jim, Carole and George trim their way around the garden. Chris finishes the planting in the heather garden to help create the windswept, top-of-the-mountain look, adding a range of tough grasses and ferns. From prodigious parsnips to dinner plate-sized dahlias, Jim visits the showers and growers at the Dundee Flower and Food Festival. Earlier this year, the Beechgrove team visited some of the entrants to the show to see how preparations were going. Jim catches up with them again at the show to see if their labours have borne fruit.


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September 24, 2017

Gardeners World s50e26.

It is the autumn equinox and, along with celebrating the season's apple bounty, Monty Don is planning for Christmas, planting bulbs to brighten dark winter days. He also gives advice on planting garlic for next year. Carol Klein celebrates the sedum, one of the autumn garden's highlights, Adam Frost gives us an update on the development of his Lincolnshire garden, and we travel to Gloucestershire to visit a garden which is a haven for moths and butterflies, and also catch up with Alan Power, who guides us through the summer work at Stourhead, and Shaish Alam winds up his growing season with a bumper harvest.


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September 24, 2017

Gardening Australia s28e29.

Jane explores the fascinating new world of native Australian bonsai, Tino shows how to protect maples from aphids and Josh learns about an exciting and modern tool to help identify insect visitors in home gardens and Sophie visits a couple in the Barossa Valley who have thousands of roses in their beautiful collection.


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September 18, 2017

Return To The Lost Gardens Of Heligan S01e04.

Barbara Flynn narrates this second visit to the gardens of Heligan, two years on from the original renovation. Although the scars have begun to heal, the wet summer of 1998 brought a threat to many of Heligan's rare and precious species. New faces join the gardening team, and the fate of many of Heligan's original gardening staff on the field of Flanders is revealed.


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September 18, 2017

Return To The Lost Gardens Of Heligan S01e03.

Barbara Flynn narrates this second visit to the gardens of Heligan, two years on from the original renovation. Although the scars have begun to heal, the wet summer of 1998 brought a threat to many of Heligan's rare and precious species. New faces join the gardening team, and the fate of many of Heligan's original gardening staff on the field of Flanders is revealed.


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September 16, 2017

Gardeners World s50e25.

Monty's thoughts turn to spring as he gives his recommendations for bulbs to plant now that will thrive in pots and bring much-needed colour next year. Monty also shows how to prune summer fruiting raspberries. Frances Tophill travels to Norfolk to visit a gardener who, at 97, still gardens every day, Adam Frost takes a look at a new garden at RHS Wisley which has been planted up with tropical plants and Carol Klein is in Buckinghamshire helping a viewer who is struggling to find plants that will thrive in heavy clay soil. Alan Power guides us through seasonal spring highlights at Stourhead, and we visit a tiny garden in Essex which is packed with plants, ponds and seating areas.


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September 16, 2017

Beechgrove Garden S10e22.

The whole Beechgrove team are on the road again, this time to the Fife county town of Cupar. Renowned for its award-winning floral displays, the Cupar in Bloom team have invited Beechgrove to come and take a look at their efforts, as well as hosting a Beechgrove Gardeners' Question Time in the Corn Exchange. Jim, Carole, George and Brian attempt to answer as many Cupar gardening questions as possible. The team also visit some of Cupar's outstanding gardens and tee off with a visit to Elmwood Golf Course.


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September 16, 2017

Gardening Australia s28e28.

The Gardening Australia presenters answer commonly asked gardening questions, Costa takes Sophie to visit one of his favourite gardens - a community project in Darwin that grows food, skills and friendships, and Millie explains why it’s not always a good idea to remove caterpillars from plants. Guest presenter Carolyn Blackman visits a spectacular nursery and gives us her top tips for planting design while Jerry picks up a great tip on achieving perfect drainage for plants in any garden. Josh lends Millie a hand to build a frame for climbing plants that will create a beautiful small-garden screen.


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