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September 1, 2011

gardeners’ world s39e15 2006.

Air Date: Friday 11th August 2006.

Healing Plants.
Sarah Raven goes on a journey to discover the healing properties of a range of plants, from exotic species to common weeds. She shows how easy it is to grow a 'living first aid kit', and make a variety of therapeutic remedies. Visiting different locations, she discovers many ways in which plants are used and learns why folklore is such a valuable source of information. She unravels the history of how plants have been used medicinally through the ages and sees how they may help in the future.


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August 31, 2011

love your garden s01

This is a repack of previously posted individual episodes.

Alan Titchmarsh presents a brand new series, which shows viewers how to get the most from their gardens no matter what the size.

In the first programme, he demonstrates how to create a perfect traditional British garden including a dream summerhouse, fabulous flower beds and a way of producing your own honey.


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August 28, 2011

gardening australia s22e29 2011.

Tino Carnevale shows how to make 'hot' compost to process all of the winter garden waste from The Vegie Patch. Colin Campbell visits some old friends to see the colourful garden they have created on Queensland's iconic Sunshine Coast, Jane Edmanson shows how to plant the ultimate low maintenance garden - a terrarium, while Sophie Thomson visits one of the oldest gardens in South Australia to explore its incredible plant collection.


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August 27, 2011

gardeners’ world s44e19 2011.

Monty Don unveils his plans for a wet meadow. He starts by planting herbaceous perennials that will thrive in heavy soils and also look good amidst the long grass. He also pots-on his salvia cuttings and explains the benefits of planting 'green manure' in the veg patch. Now that he has harvested his potatoes, that is exactly what he is doing to boost the fertility of the soil for next year.


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August 23, 2011

gardening australia s22e28 2011.

Jane Edmanson visits ABC 3 presenter and aspirational gardener Amberley Lobo, to check out her small plot and give her a hand to make it bloom, John Patrick explains how to pick the perfect feature tree to provide colour, shade, fruit or somewhere to hang a swing while Sophie Thomson meets a man with a passion for bonsai using Australian native plants.


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August 20, 2011

gardeners’ world s44e18 2011.

Monty Don is planning ahead and planting autumn-flowering crocus at Longmeadow. Also for autumn colour, he's adding cyclamen to the spring garden, and has tips on how to get a great show from them. Joe Swift visits Marks Hall, a surprising but inspiring modern garden created within the original walls of a Victorian kitchen garden. And Carol Klein is in Staffordshire with a couple who've created a garden for all seasons in their half-acre plot.


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August 19, 2011

mastercrafts.

Monty Don, a huge fan of traditional crafts, presents a series which celebrates six of the craft skills that built Britain and its heritage, ranging from thatching to stone-masonry.

Under Monty's watchful eye, three hopefuls who are passionate about learning these trades are put through their paces by the country's leading practitioners of wood craft, metalwork, thatching, stone-masonry, weaving and stained glass. After six weeks of apprenticeship and labour, their work and achievements are judged by experts in their chosen field to see who has best mastered the craft.


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August 14, 2011

gardening australia s22e27 2011.

Stephen Ryan visits a young mother and passionate gardener to chat about her creative and productive suburban garden, Jane Edmanson travels to The Australian Garden in Cranbourne - the inspiration for the gold medal winning garden at The Chelsea Flower Show - to see the exciting new development under construction. Meanwhile Jerry Coleby-Williams identifies some weeds in the garden that can also be eaten as food.


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August 13, 2011

gardeners’ world s44e17 2011.

Monty Don prunes the deciduous hedges that are key part of the structure and form of Longmeadow. He shows us how to shape and cut as well as share tips on the right tools for the job. He also plants dahlias and cannas in pots for colour that will last from now and into the autumn and will provide a vibrant replacement for the spent lilies. Monty also heads to the capital and gets exclusive access to the second largest garden in London, the US Ambassador's garden.


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August 9, 2011

gardening australia s22e26 2011.

John Patrick visits a garden where the designer has managed to make productive use of a series of unusual gardening spaces, while Colin Campbell checks in on plant collector Bill Coombes, in Brisbane, to see how his garden is recovering after the devastating QLD floods. Also Josh Byrne checks on the progress of some of his low cost and experimental vegie projects around the garden.


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