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 11 2018

The Beechgrove Garden episode 11 2018 – Fruit cage mini orchard

In Beechgrove Garden episode 11 2018 - Jim and Carole have butter and cream on standby in the hopes that there might be some early potatoes and strawberries ready to harvest. Meanwhile, Chris takes on a shady location by the pond at Beechgrove to create a new large shrub and clematis border. George visits the ...

Beechgrove Garden episode 10 2018

The Beechgrove Garden episode 10 2018

After being awarded both the coveted Chelsea 'Best in Show' and gold medal, Chris is back to Beechgrove Garden episode 10 2018 to tend to the rose garden. Meanwhile, Jim reviews the progress of his previously sickly houseplant collection.  Brian is creating a new natural feature to ebb and flow by Beechgrove's waterfall using ...

The Beechgrove Garden episode 9 2018

The Beechgrove Garden episode 9 2018

In Beechgrove Garden episode 9 2018 - the whole Beechgrove team are on the road to the Fair City of Perth. Invited by the 'Beautiful Perth' volunteers, Jim, Carole, George and Brian find out exactly how the city earns that title horticulturally as they visit some of the city's best-kept gardens, including the unique and ...

The Beechgrove Garden episode 8 2018

The Beechgrove Garden episode 8 2018

It is a Beechgrove rhododendron special, with Jim and George answering some classic questions about rhododendrons and revamping the main rhododendron border now that it has finished flowering.   Meanwhile, Carole visits Harry Nicol's garden in Inverness. Harry's recently renovated garden boasts a riot of rhododendrons all flowering their socks off and proving that you ...

The Beechgrove Garden episode 7 2018

The Beechgrove Garden episode 7 2018

In Beechgrove Garden episode 7 2018 it's time to get all the bedding plants in this week, and to celebrate Beechgrove's 40th anniversary the summer bedding scheme is all colours of ruby. Brian Cunningham is back at Beechgrove having a look at how the alternative plants to dwarf box have fared over the winter, and ...

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 ...