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July 9, 2011

gardeners’ world s44e14 2011.

At Longmeadow, Monty Don shows which plants to choose for sensational borders right through the summer - from ornamental grasses to late flowering perennials. He also plants out squashes and pumpkins, as well as making his own comfrey feed. Carol Klein is at Glebe Cottage giving advice on the best hardy geraniums for different situations and sharing tips on how to lift, divide and propagate them. She also visits the remarkable gardens of Waltham Place where the landscape is deliberately left untamed and even weeds are allowed to flourish.


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July 8, 2011

ground force s12.

Originally aired in 2006.

Television series in which a group of professional landscapers/hardscapers creates or transforms a garden in two days as a surprise for one of the owners. Household names Alan Titchmarsh, Charlie Dimmock and Tommy Walsh head the hard working crew.


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July 2, 2011

gardening australia s22e21 2011.

Sophie Thomson visits young gardening sensation Daniel Lutz to get his top tips for growing winter vegies, Stephen Ryan updates the Vegie Guide - looking at what's good to plant in vegie Gardens, around the country and Josh Byrne shows how to make a cheap hydroponic system to grow herbs and greens in a small garden, using only 2 buckets and some PVC pipe and fittings.


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June 28, 2011

gardeners’ world s39e13 2006.

Air date Friday 7th July 2006.

The team look at evening gardening as well as preparing Berryfields for the summer break. Carol is in the cottage garden, cutting back hardy perennials and looking at how to keep the garden fresh over the coming summer months. Joe returns to his modern family garden to plant evening scented plants. Monty is in the fruit gardens harvesting the strawberries and taking stock of some of the other fruits.


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June 26, 2011

gardening australia s22e20 2011.

A Family Backyard Part 2: After helping with the initial layout, Josh Byrne re-visits a young family to help them with the next step building their dream back yard by defining paths and garden beds, preparing for irrigation and starting the trellis for the fruit trees. Clarence Slockee looks a spectacular group of local plants, Gymea and Spear Lilies, while Leonie Norrington visits Waldo Bayley, a Vietnam veteran and poet, to explore his large rural block filled with tropical trees, flowers and individuality.


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June 24, 2011

my dream farm s01.

My Dream Farm follows Monty Don as he helps six different families to try to realise their dream of making a go of it by working the land. They're all determined to leave the rat race behind and transform their lives, but with few skills and no previous experience, it's going to be far from easy.

The stories range from a family of five raising sheep on the Devon moors to a lone female farmer, breeding alpacas in Warwickshire. Two young cousins try to start a British flower farm in Kent and a family with three young children try their hand at self-sufficiency and chicken-keeping in Cornwall.


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June 23, 2011

the wonder of weeds.

Blue Peter gardener Chris Collins celebrates the humble and sometimes hated plants we call weeds. He discovers that there is no such thing as a weed, botanically speaking, and that in fact what we call a weed has changed again and again over the last three hundred years.


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June 21, 2011

ground force s11.

Originally aired in 2005.

Television series in which a group of professional landscapers/hardscapers creates or transforms a garden in two days as a surprise for one of the owners. Household names Alan Titchmarsh, Charlie Dimmock and Tommy Walsh head the hard working crew.


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June 21, 2011

gardeners’ world s39e12 2006.

Air date Friday 23rd June 2006.

The team prepare for a possible drought-affected summer at Berryfields. Monty returns to the dry garden to plant out more hardy Mediterranean shrubs; Joe turns his attention to the wildflower meadow to see how the area and nearby nectar bar are attracting wildlife; and Carol is adding more plants to her garden grown from seeds and cuttings. There's also a visit to the Royal Horticultural Society gardens at Harlow Carr to see their Candelabra Primulas.


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June 19, 2011

mountain.

Traveling the length of the UK by journeying across the rooftops of Britain, Griff Rhys Jones explores some of the most arduous and roughest mountain landscapes. It is a journey that takes him from the remotest areas of Northern Scotland to the wilds of Dartmoor in the South West, including some of Britain's most beautiful, rugged and fascinating locations. Along the way, he also reveals how these dramatic terrains came into existence.


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