October 29, 2011

gardeners’ world s44e27 2011.

Monty Don gets going with autumn garden maintenance whilst looking back over the year and reviewing his borders to see which plants have done well and which haven't. As he clears annuals that are past their best, he plans a colourful display for late spring by planting up the garden with tulips. Carol Klein is at Glebe Cottage, continuing work on her new raised beds and taming an overgrown and unruly rambling rose, explaining how to prune and tie it in for maximum flower performance next summer.

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October 25, 2011

gardeners’ world s39e25 2006.

27th October 2006

The nights are drawing in and it is time to protect tender plants from the colder weather. Monty is wrapping up the banana plants and tree ferns, Carol clears out plants that are past their best, and Joe looks at propagating plants which attract butterflies and moths. There is also an update on the work that has taken place around the pond.

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October 23, 2011

gardening australia s22e37 2011.

Sophie Thompson speaks with teenager Daniel Lutz, to find out who sparked his incredible passion for gardening. John Patrick visits a garden designed for a large family who love to play outdoors, and Tino Carnevale plants some of his favourite summer crops capsicum, chillies and beans.

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October 22, 2011

gardeners’ world s44e26 2011.

With autumn well under way, some plants in the garden need to be brought in under cover. Monty Don makes a start by insulating his greenhouse to provide a winter home for all sorts of tender plants and gives his tips and techniques for ensuring their survival until next year. Carol Klein visits the garden of a tropical plant enthusiast to find out how he protects some of his exotic specimens and also discovers some which are perfectly hardy in Britain's climate. And Monty's at the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in South Africa admiring many of their native plants which are also familiar to British gardens.

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October 20, 2011

gardeners’ world s39e24 2006.

Aired 20th October 2006.

Monty is in his shade garden planting for spring colour, Carol is planting tulips and winter bedding, while Joe is in his family garden planting in pots for structure and adding ground cover. Also, the results of the hottest chilli trial.

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October 20, 2011

river cottage – game on.

Hugh and the River Cottage team are heading off into the woods and fields of Britain in search of native game and fauna. This program offers advice and instruction on preparing your own wild meat, with a great selection of recipes and ideas.

Theres a look at ammunition, gun care and best practices, and also butchery guides and techniques.

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October 18, 2011

gardeners’ world s39e23 2006.

Aired 13th October 2006

With autumn here, the team are busy propagating plants for next year. Monty takes leaf cuttings of succulents in the dry garden, Joe tackles the Brugmansia at the hot end of the long borders and Carol shares some secrets on how to propagate lily bulbs.

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October 16, 2011

gardening australia s22e36 2011.

Jane Edmanson profiles her favourite plants for cut flowers and shows how to grow them, Jerry Coleby-Williams explores a garden in Brisbane, filled to the brim with colourful foliage, flowers and established trees. In the Vegie Patch, Tino Carnevale shares his tips for growing tomatoes and checks in on his lettuce experiment and Stephen Ryan updates the Vegie Guide - looking at what's good to plant in vegie gardens around the country.

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October 15, 2011

gardeners’ world s44e25 2011.

At Longmeadow, Monty is planning for next summer by sowing a batch of sweet peas. He wants to find out, by sowing a batch now and another next spring, whether the flowering and general performance of the plants will differ. Carol Klein is amongst the leaves, bark and berries at Thorp Perrow Arboretum in Yorkshire admiring the onset of the autumn display, and recommends varieties suitable to plant in our gardens. Plus, a visit to Ryton Gardens in Warwickshire to find out about their collection of heritage vegetables and how to collect their seeds, and back at Longmeadow, Monty plants daffodils and anemones in the dry shade under trees for a spring display.

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October 14, 2011

gardening australia s22e35 2011.

Jerry's Coleby-Williams plants a range of crops suited to the challenging conditions of a subtropical spring, Angus Stewart visits an extensive native garden created by a passionate plants man, which is now lovingly maintained by his widow as a tribute and Stephen Ryan demonstrates the basics of plant propagation from cuttings.

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