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.

Read more about the article The Beechgrove Garden episode 16 2016
Beechgrove Garden episode 16 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 16 2016

In Beechgrove Garden episode 16 2016 : Jim brings us up to date on how the crops in the veg plot are doing, whilst Carole checks up on the progress of more tender veg inside.     Chris battles with the bog garden at Beechgrove, replanting this previously overgrown area with wet soil loving plants. At North Kessock, just north of Inverness overlooking the Moray Firth, Carole marvels at a virtually vertical rock face lying on bedrock, which David and…

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Read more about the article The Beechgrove Garden episode 15 2016
Beechgrove Garden episode 15 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 15 2016

In Beechgrove Garden episode 15 2016: Chris has been left to his own devices in the Beechgrove garden and he is planting up an exotic border with plants that are surprisingly hardy and yet look like they have just arrived from the jungle. Jim and Carole aren't far away and yet could also be on safari as they are involved with a big game garden at the Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital.     Jim and Carole track the progress and…

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Read more about the article The Beechgrove Garden episode 14 2016
Beechgrove Garden episode 14 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 14 2016

In Beechgrove Garden episode 14 2016 : the whole Beechgrove team are taking the road to the ancient Highland fishing port and market town of Nairn. Taking advantage of the particular microclimate of the Moray Coast, the gardeners of Nairn have much to show to the Beechgrove team.     To set the scene for this special programme the team will be visiting some glorious gardens and finding out what conditions are like horticulturally in Nairn. Jim, Carole, Chris and…

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Read more about the article The Beechgrove Garden episode 13 2016
Beechgrove Garden episode 13 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 13 2016

In Beechgrove Garden episode 13 2016: Jim, Carole and George investigate some neglected mature shrubs. Jim looks at the flowering quince, while Carole and George tackle the berberis and the pyracantha.     Continuing to trace the path of a gardener's training, Jim visits Elmwood College in Cupar to find out about apprenticeships in the lovely college gardens. Carole visits the impressive Braco Castle garden in Stirlingshire, which features a range of rhododendrons that are designed to have a very…

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Read more about the article The Beechgrove Garden episode 12 2016
Beechgrove Garden episode 12 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 12 2016

In Beechgrove Garden episode 12 2016, Jim and George are planning for jam tomorrow as Jim sorts out the raspberries, while George is a wee bit more exotic and tends to the fig and the vine.     In Garden on a Budget, Carole is with Meike Guijt and family in rural Kennethmont helping mould a garden out of almost nothing. This week, they create a garden table from an old tree stump and plant some edible flowers. Jim is…

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