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 11 2016
Beechgrove Garden episode 11 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 11 2016

In Beechgrove Garden episode 11 2016, Carole is in the Keder, starting the year's collection of tender vegetables, and Jim is with the allotmenteers of Tillicoultry to discover how the community runs this immaculately presented and organised allotment.     The gardening charity Scotland's Gardens celebrates its 85th year. To mark the occasion, Carole visits one of their new recruits and newest garden on the list, at Barbara Pickard's no-nonsense but beautiful cottage garden at Balmullo in Fife.   Beechgrove…

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Read more about the article The Beechgrove Garden episode 10 2016
Beechgrove Garden episode 10 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 10 2016

In Beechgrove Garden episode 10 2016 the team take a break from the garden to be at Gardening Scotland, the biggest gardening show north of the border. The cream of British growers will be there, with everything from pansies to pelargoniums and cacti to clematis in a stunning floral frenzy.     We see those who are growing for gold including those exhibits showing off their medals from the previous week's Chelsea Flower Show. Show gardens are a buzzing, eclectic mix…

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The Beechgrove Garden episode 9 2016

In the Beechgrove Garden episode 9 2016 , Jim is dealing with hardy veg in the veg plot, while Carole is starting off some tender veg in the poly tunnel. Brian Cunningham, head gardener of Scone Palace, is back at Beechgrove to finish the new alpine garden planting.     Carole also visits Mike and Sue Thornley at Glenarn Gardens in Rhu, near Helensburgh. This garden dates back to the 1920s and 30s and is best known for its stunning…

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Read more about the article The Beechgrove Garden episode 8 2016
Beechgrove Garden episode 8 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 8 2016

In the Beechgrove Garden episode 8 2016, Jim is starting off new varieties of tomatoes and he's going to try them in a range of new tomato growing gadgets. Brian Cunningham, head gardener of Scone Palace, is back continuing his revamping of the Beechgrove alpine garden.     This week, Brian finishes off the hard landscaping and starts the planting. Jim and George's busman's holiday continues in the Netherlands and this time they visit the world's largest cut flower auction…

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Beechgrove Garden episode 7 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 7 2016

In Beechgrove Garden episode 7 2016: Carole creates a chef's windowsill as she grows a range of micro salads, while Chris takes on the job of revamping the old heather garden and turns it into our own piece of an ancient Scottish hill top in miniature.     George and Jim are off on a bulb-lover's busman's holiday and indulging in more than a little 'tulip fever' as they visit world-famous Keukenhof Botanic Park near Amsterdam to see the mind-blowing…

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