Read more about the article The Beechgrove Garden episode 26 2017
Beechgrove Garden episode 26 2017

The Beechgrove Garden episode 26 2017

It's the final programme of the Beechgrove series, and Jim, Carole, George, Chris and Brian are all battening down the hatches, preparing the garden for winter but with a barrowload of hopeful hints to anticipate spring.     Jim and Carole have succumbed to a little tulip fever as they go a little crazy with bulbs, planting in containers, in spring displays and naturalising in the lawn. Sandy has a lifetime of experience to impart from how to keep tartan…

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Read more about the article The Beechgrove Garden episode 25 2017
Beechgrove Garden episode 25

The Beechgrove Garden episode 25 2017

This week in Beechgrove Garden episode 25, the whole Beechgrove team head to what has been Jim McColl's adopted home for the last 40 years, the Aberdeenshire town of Oldmeldrum, for the penultimate programme of the series.     Jim takes us on a tour of the horticultural highlights of the area, including visiting the magnificent Haddo House, whose gardens have been recently restored to their 1830 heyday. Haddo House is also the venue for a Beechgrove question-and-answer session, where…

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Read more about the article The Beechgrove Garden episode 24 2017
Beechgrove Garden episode 24

The Beechgrove Garden episode 24 2017

The Beechgrove Garden is a blaze of early autumn colour and Jim and Carole show off some of the very best for this time of year from dahlias to hydrangeas. Scone Palace Gardens are overrun with rabbits and deer.     At the start of the series, we saw head gardener Brian Cunningham setting up an observation to see what methods, if any, work to deter them and to find out if there really are rabbit-proof plants. Brian pulls a…

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Read more about the article The Beechgrove Garden episode 23 2017
Beechgrove Garden episode 23 2017

The Beechgrove Garden episode 23 2017

In Beechgrove Garden episode 23 2017 it is hedge-clipping time and Jim, Carole and George trim their way around the garden. Chris finishes the planting in the heather garden to help create the windswept, top-of-the-mountain look, adding a range of tough grasses and ferns. From prodigious parsnips to dinner plate-sized dahlias, Jim visits the showers and growers at the Dundee Flower and Food Festival.     Earlier this year, the Beechgrove team visited some of the entrants to the show…

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Read more about the article The Beechgrove Garden episode 22 2017
Beechgrove Garden episode 22 2017

The Beechgrove Garden episode 22 2017

The whole Beechgrove team are on the road again, this time to the Fife county town of Cupar. Renowned for its award-winning floral displays, the Cupar in Bloom team have invited Beechgrove to come and take a look at their efforts, as well as hosting a Beechgrove Gardeners' Question Time in the Corn Exchange.     Jim, Carole, George and Brian attempt to answer as many Cupar gardening questions as possible. The team also visit some of Cupar's outstanding gardens…

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