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October 5, 2018

Gardening Australia s29e36.

Jerry visits a passion fruit expert to discover the ideal growing conditions for this ever-popular plant, starting from the ground up, Costa is so excited to be exploring the million bulbs and annuals at Canberra’s Floriade that he even agrees to get his beard decorated! See behind the scenes with the head gardener, who explains how the whole amazing display is planned to flower every day for a month, and Tino travels to Bruny Island to meet a woman who has created a 5-acre garden of Gondwana plants and helped boost the population of a rare local bird.


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October 3, 2018

Gardeners’ World s51e26.

After an extraordinary season, Monty's orchard has produced a bountiful harvest of apples and he gives advice on how to pick and store them. Frances Tophill makes a final visit to her shared allotment and joins in with the festivities at their annual show. Adam Frost visits the RHS garden Wisley, where he meets the curator to find out which plants have fared well and which plants have suffered during the hot, dry summer. Nick Bailey investigates Japanese knotweed, one of the most pernicious weeds in the UK, Arit Anderson provides inspiration for colourful late season containers, and the programme travels to Northamptonshire to meet a gardener who extracts natural dyes from the plants she grows in her garden.


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October 3, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e20.

The Beechgrove team are on the road to Callander, the scenic gateway to the Trossachs. George and Carole visit Greener Callander's colourful community initiatives as well as discovering some hidden gems of gardens right in the middle of the town. Jim, Carole, George and Brian tee-off with a Beechgrove Gardener's Question Time held in the picturesque surroundings of Callander Golf Club, as they try and answer as many questions as they can from the gardeners of the surrounding area.



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September 29, 2018

Gardening Australia s29e35.

Growing vegetables all starts with good soil, and Tino shares his recipe for creating the healthiest, crop-growing soil you can. Millie shows you don’t have to go out and spend a fortune on seeds for the garden – she looks through her pantry and finds a stack of supplies, and Costa visits an ingenious gardener who has lots of tricks to make gardening easier.


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September 28, 2018

Gardeners’ World s51e25.

At Longmeadow Monty is planting bulbs in pots and around the garden for an explosion of spring colour. Carol Klein travels to Yorkshire where she takes a close look at the enormous colour range and form of a late season perennial, the salvia. Mark Lane is in Oxfordshire looking at how ornamental grasses can be used in planting design to create exciting combinations. Arit Anderson gets to grips with growing concerns about the use of plastics in the horticultural industry, and we find out from environment minister Michael Gove about any future plans for controlling its use and improving recycling.


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September 27, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e19.

The UK Centre for Economics and Business Research recently reported that the price of fresh produce is set to increase dramatically. Part of the answer is of course to grow your own. Jim shows how we can do that year round as he lifts and stores this year's Beechgrove harvest, before preparing new produce for autumn sowing so we can eat our way economically right through to next year. Beechgrove Garden hero and nonagenarian Sandy Inkster also understands how to keep the fresh veg on the table throughout the year and this week, Carole revisits Sandy at his Garthdee allotment in Aberdeen to see what Sandy has reaped and what he's also sowing for next year.


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September 22, 2018

Gardening Australia s29e34.

Not all gum trees are enormous! Josh introduces us to some pint-sized beauties that would fit right into a small suburban garden, Jane explores the fascinating new world of native Australian bonsai and Clarence explores some of his favourite native herbs for use in the kitchen or as medicine. Lots of native plants are very tasty, and Tino has chosen a range of local plants to kick-start a new edible bed at the Patch in the Royal Hobart Botanical Gardens.


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September 20, 2018

Love Your Garden s08e08.

Alan is in Hackney to surprise the Cariazo family with a garden makeover. The family's son Elijah suffers from a rare genetic condition called myotubular myopathy.


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September 18, 2018

Gardeners’ World s51e24.

Monty is planning for a colourful spring when he plants bulbs and nectar-rich wildflowers for an early and welcome feast for insects. Frances Tophill travels to a Birmingham allotment to meet an enthusiast who has filled his allotment with dahlias which he grows for competitions, Nick Bailey is at Powis Castle in Wales to find out just what it takes to trim their centuries-old, 14-metre-tall yew hedges, Adam Frost visits Sezincote garden in Gloucestershire to find out about its history, and Toby Buckland takes a close look at a garden in Cheshire where different sections of the garden have been designed with small gardens in mind. And we meet a Chichester man whose passion is one of the most exotic flowers of the late summer border - the ginger lily.


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September 18, 2018

Beechgrove Garden s11e18.

Lawns have taken a bit of a hammering this summer between drought and deluges and Beechgrove's lawns are no exception, so Jim gives some timely tips on autumn lawn care. George continues to revamp the Woodland Garden at Beechgrove by lifting the canopies of mature trees to provide new planting pockets below. George also visits Andrew Skea's family farm near Dundee. Andrew has been supplying gardeners with a range of unusual and specialist seed tatties and is also working on developing the perfect multicoloured crisp.


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