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.

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Beechgrove Garden episode 19 2018

The Beechgrove Garden episode 19 2018

Whilst we found it a bit chilly, it was actually, a lovely sunny autumn day in the Beechgrove Garden episode 19 2018 this week. Carole had invited Jim to the Decking Garden. This doesn’t happen very often. There was a ruby theme on show for Beechgrove’s 40th anniversary. Amaranthus ‘Red Army’ has been looking stunning month after month this year. It is an attractive plant with edible leaves which taste like pea pods. Red Orach is also edible. The young…

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The Beechgrove Garden episode 18 2018

Lawns have taken a bit of a hammering this summer between drought and deluges and Beechgrove's lawns are no exception, so Jim gives some timely tips on autumn lawn care. George continues to revamp the Woodland Garden at Beechgrove by lifting the canopies of mature trees to provide new planting pockets below. George also visits Andrew Skea's family farm near Dundee. Andrew has been supplying gardeners with a range of unusual and specialist seed tatties and is also working on…

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The Beechgrove Garden episode 17 2018

Jim is dreaming of jam tomorrow as he harvests plums and blueberries, while Brian assesses the success, or otherwise, of the ruby-themed annuals that he planted in between his box-hedging trial. Meanwhile, Carole mentions the C word as it's already time to force bulbs for a Christmas display, Chris creates a new white garden at Beechgrove, and we learn how white plants in a garden can change perspectives and enhance moods.       The Beechgrove Garden episode 17 2018…

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Forty years of the Beechgrove Garden. The Beechgrove Garden has been a perennial fixture on the mantlepiece of Scottish life since 1978. To celebrate, we have dusted off old tapes and unearthed treasures from the past 40 years to create a one-hour special programme that takes us down the garden path of Beechgrove's growth.     In this special programme, we return to Beechgrove's humble beginnings in the back garden of BBC Aberdeen, when the garden was a small, difficult…

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The Beechgrove Garden episode 16 2018

In Beechgrove Garden episode 16 2018 - The ideal for all gardeners is to have year-round colour in the garden. Carole talks to Martin Barker from Aberdeen University School of Biological Sciences about the science of colour, finding out how and why plants are the colour that they are and how plant colour affects us.         Meanwhile, the harvest continues, and Jim's big beef tomatoes are bearing heavy fruit. Colin and Catherine Lockhart in Carnoustie are no…

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