Read more about the article The Secret History of the British Garden episode 1
The Secret History of the British Garden episode 1

The Secret History of the British Garden episode 1

The Secret History of the British Garden - 17th Century episode 1: Monty Don uncovers the extraordinary stories behind Britain's 17th-century gardens. Starting his journey at the sole surviving garden of the 1600s - Levens Hall in Cumbria - Monty sets out to investigate what the gardens of this age would have looked like and what influenced and inspired their creation.     Along the way, he sees a long-lost garden that - through archaeology and a German Luftwaffe photograph…

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Read more about the article The Beechgrove Garden episode 24 2018
The Beechgrove Garden episode 24 2018

The Beechgrove Garden episode 24 2018

In the final programme of the Beechgrove 40th anniversary series, Jim and George batten down the hatches and prepare plants for winter. Brian gives the alpine garden an autumn clean and adds some new tiny bulbs to the miniature alpine landscape. Chris makes the most of the season by showing how to have plants for free for next year. With Halloween approaching, George visits a spookily good pumpkin farm at Arnprior, and he tries his hand at some terrifying chainsaw…

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Read more about the article The Beechgrove Garden episode 18 2017
Beechgrove Garden episode 18 2017

The Beechgrove Garden episode 18 2017

In the Beechgrove Garden episode 18 2017, Carole and George have a tough job of taste testing the new super-sweet tomatoes and thin-skinned cucumbers in the tender veg polytunnel.     Jim visits Glasgow Botanic Gardens - now in their 200th year of existence - to see how the new young gardeners of Glasgow are being trained through a unique apprenticeship scheme. George is in his horticultural element as he visits Rosa Steppanova in Lea Garden at Tresta on Shetland.…

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