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May 8, 2010

creating your eco friendly garden.

It is practical, simply written and based on the author's own first-hand experience and the wealth of knowledge amassed during the course of her job at Grass Roots, Australia's most popular self-sufficiency magazine. The author's aim is that readers will gain the confidence and knowledge necessary to develop a garden in their own individual style to suit the needs of their family, in an environmentally friendly manner and for little cost. The book begins by advising the reader on how to assess their own situation regarding soil, climate, orientation and influence of surrounding buildings and vegetation. It guides them in deciding on the style of garden that suits them best and gives advice on obtaining plants, planting times, watering options and drought-proofing a garden and pest management following organic principles. Environmental values feature strongly throughout the book, including: water efficiency; biodiversity; soil conservation; use of recycled materials; organic methods; use of native and similarly waterhardy, biodiversity-friendly plants; avoidance of environmental weeds.

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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.

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May 5, 2010

gardeners’ world s43 special – a year at greenacre.

21st Feb 2010.

In 2009, Gardeners' World left its Warwickshire home to move to a brand new garden.

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April 30, 2010

gardens of the national trust vol 2.

In this second volume, Alan Titchmarsh takes the viewer through six more of the National Trusts best gardens.

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April 29, 2010

gardens of the national trust vol 1.

Alan Titchmarsh takes a tour around six of the nations most beautiful gardens.

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April 29, 2010

gardeners world top tips s01

A ten part step-by-step guide to gardening, with handy tips on everything from growing a few bulbs in a pot, up to meeting a couple who's passion for chillis led them to establishing their own farm!

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April 21, 2010

secrets of englands finest gardens.

Now, for the first time, the best kept secrets of four famous English gardens are revealed in the company of Tom Petherick and their Head Gardeners.

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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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