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April 17, 2010

glass kingdoms at kew.

Originally aired in 1987.

A report on the (then) new Princess of Wales Conservatory at Kew Gardens, a glass house with ten climates under one roof, and on the Victorian Palm House at Kew which was under restoration.


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April 16, 2010

how britain got the gardening bug.

Documentary looking at the extraordinary changes and crazes that have happened to British gardening since the Second World War, from garden gnomes and crazy paving to Leylandii and decking.


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April 14, 2010

the gardening of eden.

Follow the Green Team over 4 years as they plan, source, plant and nurture the 100,000 plants that have turned a desolate scar on the landscape of Cornwall into the vibrant global garden that has caught the imagination of gardeners the world over.


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April 13, 2010

hamiltons cottage gardens.

Geoff Hamilton looks to the old cottage gardens of the past and adapts the more popular features to modern gardens. He builds three cottage gardens from scratch at his home in Barnsdale.


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April 10, 2010

wild gardens s01.

Mike Dilger travels around the countryside in the South West looking for inspiration and revealing how to turn even the smallest garden into a haven for local wildlife.


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April 9, 2010

how to be a gardener series 1.

Whether you're a complete beginner or a keen gardener, there are always times when it would help to have a reliable expert at your side. In this Complete How to be a Gardener, Alan Titchmarsh draws on his extensive knowledge and experience to give you a comprehensive guide to becoming a successful gardener.



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April 9, 2010

how to be a gardener series 2.

Continuing on from series one, Alan looks at designing the perfect garden for specific situations, and the common problems and pit falls associated with garden design.


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April 9, 2010

grow your own veg.

Series in which horticulturist Carol Klein proves how easy it is to grow your own food. Over six episodes, Carol Klein takes novice veg growers through a gardening year to learn how to get the best out of their space from the RHS experts at Rosemoor and Harlow Carr. Carol rediscovers the joys of growing organic veg for the first time in 20 years. She also helps a first-time gardener and her family see just how easy it is to grow their own, and shows that whatever size your patch - from a balcony to a suburban back garden - anyone can grow veg. Salads, roots, brassicas and legumes are all explored with a sumptuous harvest in every programme.


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April 9, 2010

hamiltons ornamental kitchen garden.

This series offers a practical guide to a new style of gardening. In fact, it is not a new style but a return to traditional methods - found in gardens all over the world from medieval monasteries to Victorian kitchen gardens - when fruit, flowers and vegetables were planted in the same beds in a delightful and productive mix.



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April 9, 2010

hamiltons paradise gardens.

This is a guide to creating a hidden garden in any location and of any size. It shows how privacy can be created without shading the garden from the sun, and includes instructions for making a hammock, a summer-house, a pavilion and a turf bench.



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