Read more about the article Life in a Cottage Garden with Carol Kleine episode 1 – Winter
Life in a Cottage Garden with Carol Kleine episode 1 - Winter
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Life in a Cottage Garden with Carol Kleine episode 1 – Winter

Life in a Cottage Garden with Carol Kleine episode 1 - Winter has come... harsh frosts have shattered Carol's tulip pots, and her brick paths are ruined. Carol takes shelter in the potting shed and prepares her garlic for spring planting. On finer days, she begins pruning late-flowering clematis, and when the thaw comes she begins a major re-vamp in the borders.     As the long dark days pass, the first green shoots of the new year appear. First…

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Gardening with Carol Klein episode 2

Gardening with Carol Klein episode 2: The second of a two-part masterclass in which the horticulturalist shares her knowledge. From her potting shed at Glebe Cottage garden, Carol shows in detail how to sow seed, and then how to bring on the resulting young plants, caring for them until they reach maturity. Outdoors, she explains how to pant vegetables and how to combine edibles with ornamental plants in a tight space to make a colourful - and tasty - display.…

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Read more about the article Great British Gardens: Season by Season with Carol Klein
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Great British Gardens: Season by Season with Carol Klein

Great British Gardens: Season by Season with Carol Klein - Carol Klein witnesses some of Britain's most treasured outdoor spaces.     The plantswoman and broadcaster visits Gresgarth Hall, the Lancashire country home of garden designer Arabella Lennox-Boyd. The grounds of the estate comprise the formal garden rooms nearer the house, and a wilder area where Arabella has planted 6,000 trees among cleverly designed meandering paths. Elsewhere, the garden shows off Arabella's immense knowledge and precision. In spring, splashes of…

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Read more about the article Gardening with Carol Klein episode 1
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Gardening with Carol Klein episode 1

Gardening with Carol Klein episode 1: The gardening guru shares her insights on everything from edibles to ornamentals. The writer and expert showed viewers what the garden used to look like before she transformed it.     Carol Klein VMH is an English gardening expert, who also works as a television presenter and newspaper columnist.   Gardening with Carol Klein episode 1   Klein made her television debut on Gardeners' World in 1989 and has since presented other gardening programmes…

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Carol Klein’s Plant Odysseys – Waterlily episode 4

In the fourth and final chapter of the series, Carol Klein takes a look at one of the most recognisable and influential flowers in our world, the waterlily. It is a plant of unlikely economic importance, spiritual significance and artistic inspiration.       Carol Klein’s Plant Odysseys – Waterlily episode 4   She travels to the far east to investigate when and where some of the first flowering plants evolved, and discovers waterlilies are among the earliest branches of…

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