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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The Beechgrove Garden episode 15 2018

The Beechgrove team is on the road to Dumfries, where Jim, George and Chris discover the origins of horticultural therapy. They also take in the extraordinary rock garden on the Crichton Estate, which was designed and built in the 1920s, as well as visiting a tiny but packed bedding plant garden in nearby Collin.     Jim, George and Chris also host a Beechgrove Gardener's Question Time in Dumfries's magnificent Easterbrooke Hall and answer as many questions from the good…

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The Beechgrove Garden episode 14 2018

Tomatoes are Scotland's favourite fruit to grow at home, and this week in the Beechgrove Garden, George and Carole taste-test a range of tumbling toms. George is in Lockerbie with Sue and Barrie Walters, who recently moved into their arts and crafts home. The garden is sadly overgrown, and Sue would like help to tame it but keep it true to the arts and crafts style.     Carole turns a negative into a positive as she takes a look…

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The Beechgrove Garden episode 13 2018

In the Beechgrove Garden episode 13 2018, Jim and Carole take the fortieth anniversary celebrations to a whole new level as they unearth the harvest of ruby-coloured potatoes planted 13 weeks ago.     George and Carole revamp the rhododendron border at Beechgrove, and they show how to 'air-layer' a big shrub, and how to lift the crown of a small tree to ease congestion in the border. Jim meets Dundee's community allotment officer Kate Treharne. Kate takes Jim to…

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Read more about the article The Beechgrove Garden episode 12 2018
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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 base of an Aberdeenshire hill, to taste what's on the menu for the early harvest. And Jim visits Dairsie in Fife to see how…

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The Beechgrove Garden episode 11 2018

In Beechgrove Garden episode 11 2018 - Jim and Carole have butter and cream on standby in the hopes that there might be some early potatoes and strawberries ready to harvest. Meanwhile, Chris takes on a shady location by the pond at Beechgrove to create a new large shrub and clematis border.     George visits the unique Japanese garden at Cowden Castle, Clackmannanshire. Dating back to the early 20th century, it was the first oriental garden of its size…

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