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Gardeners’ World episode 8 2013

Gardeners’ World episode 8 2013

Gardeners’ World episode 8 2013: Monty Don makes a start on turning his vegetable patch into a cottage garden. He also tackles the blanketweed that has taken over his pond, and plants a grapevine to train through a hole in the wall of his new greenhouse.     Meanwhile, Carol Klein is at Glebe Cottage in Devon where she reveals a little of the fascinating history of one of our woodland gems, the trillium. And Joe Swift travels to Swansea…

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Gardeners’ World episode 7 2013

Gardeners’ World episode 7 2013

Gardeners’ World episode 7 2013: This week on Gardeners World, Monty Don is searching for signs of our long-delayed spring in his garden at Longmeadow. Taking inspiration from his trip to RHS Garden Wisley last week, he will be planting up an alpine trough.      Carol Klein is out and about looking at native celandines, Wordsworth's favourite flower; they grace our hedgerows and woods at this time of year. The wild strains are too invasive for most domestic…

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Gardeners’ World episode 6 2013

Gardeners’ World episode 6 2013

Gardeners’ World episode 6 2013: This week on Gardeners' World, Monty Don is at RHS Garden Wisley in Surrey. He'll be getting the latest advice about how best to look after orchids, along with some top tips on how to create a mini-meadow from scratch. He's also keen to find out more about alpines with a view to growing some back home at Longmeadow.     Carol Klein helps a Britain in Bloom volunteer who's determined to bring colour to…

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Gardeners’ World episode 5 2013

Gardeners’ World episode 5 2013

Gardeners’ World episode 5 2013: Monty Don shows us how to plant pots of bulbs for fabulous summer colour. Rachel de Thame shares her passion for rare plants looking at a relative new comer to spring gardens, the hepatica. These delightful little flowers come in a huge range of colours and sizes and Rachel meets a collector who has travelled far and wide in search of new varieties.     Back at Longmeadow, Monty is in his vegetable patch hoping…

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Gardeners’ World episode 4 2013

Gardeners’ World episode 4 2013

Gardeners’ World episode 4 2013: We have a long Easter weekend ahead to get to grips with timely gardening tasks and Monty Don has plenty of ideas of what to do now. Amongst other jobs he'll be cutting back his grass borders while Joe Swift reveals his top tips for creating a naturalistic garden.     Carol Klein makes her way down to Cornwall in search of a garden full of beautiful spring colour. And if you're heading off to…

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