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Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 3

Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 3

Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 3: In the third and final programme of the series, Sarah Raven takes her mission to halt the rapid decline in Britain's essential bees, butterflies and pollinating insects to our cities and challenges our city parks departments to sow nectar rich modern meadows, and to make their floral displays more nectar and pollen rich to help to increase the amount of food and habitat for pollinating insects.     With the use of intensive farming…

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Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 2

Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 2

Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 2: In the second programme of this three-part series, Sarah Raven takes her mission to halt the rapid decline in Britain's essential bees, butterflies and pollinating insects to our towns, and challenges the RHS Britain in Bloom competition to make their floral displays more nectar- and pollen-rich, to help to increase the amount of food and habitat for pollinating insects throughout the spring and summer months.     With the use of intensive farming methods,…

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Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 1

Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 1:  Writer, broadcaster and gardener Sarah Raven is on a mission to halt the rapid decline in Britain's essential bees, butterflies and pollinating insects by bringing flower power to towns, cities and the countryside.     The world's bees and other pollinating insects are in crisis. It is a complex problem that scientists the world over are trying to fathom, but the prognosis is grim - without healthy populations of insect pollinators across the world,…

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Read more about the article Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival episode 2 2019
Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival episode 2 2019

Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival episode 2 2019

Joe Swift and Jo Whiley are back in Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival episode 2 2019 – along with gardening experts Carol Klein, Adam Frost, Rachel de Thame, Arit Anderson, Frances Tophill and Mark Lane – where they reveal the winners of this year’s Best Show Garden and the Best Floral Exhibit.     Rachel de Thame explores a new rose garden, Frances Tophill reveals how to grow fruit and veg in small spaces, and Adam Frost takes a look…

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Read more about the article Gardeners World episode 12 2019
Gardeners World episode 12 2019

Gardeners World episode 12 2019

Gardeners World episode 12 2019: Monty gets going on a new project this week when he starts planting a colour-themed, fragrant border, and he has tips on successional planting in the vegetable garden.     Nick Bailey begins his ultimate guide to growing clematis and this week looks at spring-flowering clematis, while Arit Anderson visits a new, free, public roof garden in London, which soars above the city space below. Carol Klein travels to Arundel Castle in West Sussex, where…

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