Category: The Beechgrove Garden 2016

The Beechgrove Garden is and always has been a firmly practical, get-your-hands-dirty gardening programme which delights in success but also learns from failures in the garden and never takes itself too seriously.

Beechgrove Garden episode 26 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 26 2016

It's the final programme of the series and Jim, Carole, George and Chris are battening down the hatches, preparing the garden for the winter but also making plans for spring. Carole is starting her Christmas wrapping early as she shows how to wrap up tender plants around the garden that need extra protection.   George ...

Beechgrove Garden episode 25 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 25 2016

In Beechgrove Garden episode 25 2016, leaves are falling in the garden but that's not necessarily a bad thing as Jim uses them to make lovely leaf mould. He also shows the steamy secrets of his new hot box composter. Carole makes her last visit to Mieke and family in rural Aberdeenshire where they are ...

Beechgrove Garden episode 24 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 24 2016

In Beechgrove Garden episode 24 2016, Jim, Carole and George are on the road again as they visit Strathkinness, the Best Kept Small Village in Fife, for the final Beechgrove Roadshow of the series. The villagers invited Beechgrove to enjoy the horticultural highlights of one of the sunniest places in Scotland.   In the village ...

Beechgrove Garden episode 23 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 23 2016

There's a wee chill in the air in the Beechgrove Garden episode 23 2016 and Jim decides to take the Camellias inside after their summer holidays outdoors. Carole and George are thinking ahead to spring, taking half-hardy perennial cuttings and planning a spring bedding display.   Jim takes a final trip to Tillicoultry Allotments and ...

Beechgrove Garden episode 22 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 22 2016

In the Beechgrove Garden episode 22 2016, Jim is in the veggie plot still managing to crop late veg and it's also hedge cutting time of year and Jim sets about the conifer hedge and the pleached lime.   Carole is with Mieke Guijt and family in rural Aberdeenshire helping her once again to garden ...

Beechgrove Garden episode 21 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 21 2016

In Beechgrove Garden episode 21 2016, Jim is thinking ahead and planting overwintering veg that will be ready to crop in the spring. 2016 is the 50th anniversary of Keep Scotland Beautiful. To mark that, Carole takes a look around Colourful Carnoustie, a relative newcomer to the Keep Scotland Beautiful campaign.   George visits social ...

Beechgrove Garden episode 20 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 20 2016

Jim, Carole and George begin a series of bulb plantings by naturalising some unusual bulbs in the new lawn. Chris, with advice from Jim and Carole, takes on an emotional job as the decision is made to cut down and replace the 15-year-old cryptomeria tree in Beechgrove Garden episode 20 2016.   Jim visits a ...

Beechgrove Garden episode 19 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 19 2016

Welcome to the Beechgrove Garden episode 19 2016 on probably our one and only really hot summer’s day. A sparkling summer bedding display dazzles the eye this week in the Beechgrove Garden. More colour comes from Calla lilies and Black Eyed Susans in Carole's 6 x 8ft greenhouse, and it is tasting and testing time ...

Beechgrove Garden episode 18 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 18 2016

In Beechgrove Garden episode 18 2016, Jim McColl, Carole Baxter, George Anderson and Chris Beardshaw are on the road to Gairloch to find out what grows and possibly also what doesn't in wonderful Wester Ross.   Challenged to come to Gairloch by local resident, Helena Bowie, the Beechgrove team are ready to answer Helena's and ...

Beechgrove Garden episode 17 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 17 2016

In Beechgrove Garden episode 17 2016, Carole takes a look at and tastes both peas that are sweet and sweet peas. Carole has been running an observation on varieties of peas and their support systems, and it's time for harvest and analysis. George returns to his roots as he visits Athelstaneford village near North Berwick. ...