Category: The Beechgrove Garden 2018

The Beechgrove Garden is a hardy annual TV gardening series which sets out to deal with, glory in and celebrate Scottish horticulture and growing conditions.
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. Scotland’s favourite gardening programme.

The Beechgrove Garden episode 6 2018

The Beechgrove Garden episode 6 2018

In The Beechgrove Garden episode 6 2018, Carole and the garden team are in their waders while Jim supervises annual work on ponds of all sizes at Beechgrove. Salvia expert Brian Young joins salvia fanatic Jim in Beechgrove to salivate over salvias.  George visits North Berwick in Bloom to see what they and the ...

The Beechgrove Garden episode 5 2018

The Beechgrove Garden episode 5 2018

In the Beechgrove Garden episode 5 2018, it's tomato time as Jim is growing a range of viewers' recommended favourite tomato varieties, using viewers' best methods for growing them. Carole visits young farmers James Reid and Rosa Bevan near Rhynie, Aberdeenshire, to see how they use permaculture techniques to grow veg in the most environmentally ...

Beechgrove Garden episode 4 2018

The Beechgrove Garden episode 4 2018

In the Beechgrove Garden episode 4 2018, after the success of the no-dig observation of last year, Jim is extending the trial into the polytunnel, comparing conventionally grown vegetables with easy-grow no-dig vegetable plots. Brian is in Armadale, helping Lesley Welsh and her two children to create a bespoke vegetable plot for the family. Lesley ...

The Beechgrove Garden episode 3 2018

In The Beechgrove Garden episode 3 2018, Jim is planting with Beechgrove's ruby anniversary in mind, sowing red veg from beetroot 'Bulls Blood', courgette 'Midnight' and lettuce 'Moonred' to spinach 'Red Kitten' and spicy mustard 'Red Giant'. Last year Jim began an observation choosing a range of trees for small gardens. This year he is ...

The Beechgrove Garden episode 2 2018

The Beechgrove Garden episode 2 2018

In The Beechgrove Garden episode 2 2018, Jim and Carole celebrate Beechgrove's ruby anniversary in true Beechgrove style as it's tattie time. Both Jim and Carole are planting a range of ruby or red potatoes, and they also dig up an archive tattie tip from the late George Barron. Brian is back in Beechgrove revisiting ...

The Beechgrove Garden episode 1 2018

The Beechgrove Garden episode 1 2018

In The Beechgrove Garden episode 1 2018, it’s a very special series of Beechgrove as it is our 40th year or Ruby Anniversary and amongst other things we will be dipping into 40 years of the Beechgrove archive to see how things have or haven’t changed over the years in gardening.  This week there are ...