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Gardeners World episode 29 2016

There is a visitor at Longmeadow this week when Rachel de Thame lends Monty a hand as he refreshes his dry garden with plants that will thrive in tricky growing conditions. Monty also visits a national collection of vines to search out the best varieties for growing outdoors.  Frances Tophill travels to the heart ...

Gardening Australia ep. 26 2018

Gardening Australia ep. 26 2018

Jerry Coleby-Williams visits a garden of old-fashioned plants, Josh Byrne explores an art display that questions our ideas of weeds, Sophie Thomson meets a nut tree expert and Tino Carnevale has tips for newbie gardeners.  For almost 30 years Gardening Australia has provided practical, trustworthy and credible gardening advice to inspire and entertain. Join ...

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 2 2018

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 2 2018

More highlights from the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park as the winner of the Best Show Garden is revealed and revel in the exotic as the team look at tender plants that fill our late summer borders with colour and texture. Exploring the Discover and Grow marquee, the team uncover the varieties of fruit and ...

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 1 2018 - 1

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 1 2018

This episode is the first of two visits to the RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park in Cheshire as it celebrates its 20th birthday with a festival of flowers. The team of horticultural experts explore the diverse range of show gardens, including the compact 'back to backs' category - exclusive to the show - and ...

The Beechgrove Garden episode 12 2018

The Beechgrove Garden episode 12 2018

Jim, Carole and George take stock of what has happened in the Beechgrove Garden. The sweet peas have scrambled up the nets and are in full, fragrant flower, strawberries and cherries are being harvested in abundance, and the tomatoes are ripening and reddening.  Carole visits Tap o'Noth, an extraordinary organic market garden at the ...

Gardeners World 2018 episode 16

Gardeners World 2018 episode 16

Whether there is a heatwave or a downpour, this week Monty has plenty of jobs to be getting on with, from pruning and propagating to planting pots. Adam Frost meets Prince Charles in his garden at Highgrove to talk about the issue of bio-security, an issue which is of great concern to him and which ...

Gardens Near and Far ep. 5 - Blenheim, UK

Gardens Near and Far ep. 5 – Blenheim, UK

In 1705, architect John Vanbrugh and gardener Henry Wise designed the garden in Blenheim, in Britain. It symbolised the political and military power of the Duke of Marlborough. Sixty years later, Capability Brown reworked the estate, reshaping the landscape into the image of a romantic painting. Gardens Near and Far ep. 5 - Blenheim, UK ...

Gardens Near and Far ep. 4 – Bagh-e Fin, Iran

The town of Kashan, in the middle of the desert, 250 kilometres from Tehran, is home to the oldest remaining Persian garden. It was Shah Abbas the Great who ordered its construction in 1587, with the aim of reproducing the gardens described in the Quran, symbolising paradise.    Gardens Near and Far ep. 4 ...

Gardens Near and Far ep. 3

Gardens Near and Far ep. 3 – Babylonstoren, South Africa

Jean-Philippe Teyssier, a landscape architect, takes us on a journey to discover the most beautiful gardens in the world. Set within 3,5 hectares (8 acres) of cultivated fruit and vegetables, the big garden at Babylonstoren is at the heart of the farm. It was inspired by the historic Company’s Garden in Cape Town, which supplied ...

Gardening Australia ep. 25 2018

Gardening Australia ep. 25 2018

Millie Ross meets an artist who creates cultural works with plants, Costa Georgiadis visits Clarence Slockee in his garden, Jerry Coleby-Williams shows different ways to propagate, and Josh Byrne plants out a wetzone.    For almost 30 years Gardening Australia has provided practical, trustworthy and credible gardening advice to inspire and entertain. Join Costa ...