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March 29, 2013

gardeners’ world s42 special: for peats sake.

27th March 2009.

Toby Buckland explores the use of peat and its alternatives in gardening. The government has a target that growing media should be 90 per cent peat-free by 2010. Toby talks to gardeners who are passionate about using the material, and also meets the environmentalists who campaign for preserving peat bogs.


March 29, 2013

gardeners’ world s42 special: no grounds for gardening.

March 20th 2009.

Garden designer Joe Swift has a dream of city streets completely dominated by nature. But with Britain’s green space actually being relentlessly squeezed, it takes the vision of France’s pioneering botanist and designer Patrick Blanc to offer a truly original solution with his unique and stunning vertical gardens or ‘murs […]

March 29, 2013

gardeners’ world s42 special: the plant addicts.

March 13th 2009.

Carol Klein is addicted to plants. The former nursery woman and Gardeners’ World presenter has been passionate about them since she was a small child. In this nostalgic journey, Carol retraces her life through the plants that have meant the most to her, meeting friends who share her […]

May 7, 2010

gardeners’ world s43 special – four seasons.

s43 Special 14th Feb 2010.

Toby Buckland introduces a special programme following a year in the lives of passionate gardeners Tony and Marie Newton.