Read more about the article RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 2 2021
RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 2 2021

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 2 2021

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 2 2021: Rachel de Thame and Joe Swift lead the team of garden experts as this year's RHS Flower Show Tatton Park comes to a close. Love will be in the air as Carol Klein discovers the ‘plants with passion’ on display in the floral marquee. We see how gardens can help us love ourselves and love the planet with eco-builds, wildlife-friendly planting and gardens designed to benefit our mental health.     Frances…

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Read more about the article RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 1 2021
RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 1

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 1 2021

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 1 : Arit Anderson and Adam Frost introduce this year's RHS Flower Show Tatton Park. With help from the team of garden experts, they bring us the blooming best of the show - all under the theme of 'flower power'.     Rachel De Thame sees how the spectacular contemporary floral displays of Fleur de Villes are created. Frances Tophill harnesses the power of trees for our health and well-being. Mark Lane joins the…

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Read more about the article Life in a Cottage Garden with Carol Kleine episode 6 – Into Winter
Life in a Cottage Garden with Carol Kleine episode 6 - Into Winter
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Life in a Cottage Garden with Carol Kleine episode 6 – Into Winter

Life in a Cottage Garden with Carol Kleine episode 6 - Into Winter: In November and December, the first frosts have struck. It's time to put away tender perennials, begin judicious cutting-back and sweep up the fallen leaves.     The garden is laid bare, but beauty is still found in the skeletal structures of fading plants. Holly, box and yew reveal their evergreen glory and the perfume of viburnum and mahonia tempt insects still bravely on the wing. In…

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Life in a Cottage Garden with Carol Kleine episode 5 - Autumn
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Life in a Cottage Garden with Carol Kleine episode 5 – Autumn

Life in a Cottage Garden with Carol Kleine episode 5 - Autumn: With the onset of September and October, the atmosphere in the garden is rich with the smell of ripening fruit and wood smoke.     It's harvest time so there are seeds to collect, pricking out to be completed and tidying to be done. Carol's daughters, Annie and Alice, are home to help decide the fate of the cankered apple tree. And Carol has to prepare the garden…

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Read more about the article Life in a Cottage Garden with Carol Kleine episode 4 – High Summer
Life in a Cottage Garden with Carol Kleine episode 4 - High Summer
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Life in a Cottage Garden with Carol Kleine episode 4 – High Summer

Life in a Cottage Garden with Carol Kleine episode 4 - High Summer: In July and August the garden is building to a peak. Flowers are at their very brightest and most beautiful with geraniums abounding and the fragrance of lilies pervading the garden. To keep the garden looking glorious, there is staking to be done, roses to deadhead and cuttings of asters to take.     Carol sets to work in her hot borders. She plants out the castor…

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