Archives for October 2009

Tonight's finale and more to come

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Production team | 16:01 UK time, Friday, 23 October 2009

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Hi All

On tonight's action packed finale Toby will be clearing out the summer bedding, transplanting wallflowers and potting up plants for winter.

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Winter prep

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Production team | 15:19 UK time, Friday, 16 October 2009

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Hi All

On tonight's show Toby will be continuing the winter garden preparations at Greenacre and making an underground subterranean vegetable store. He will also be forward planning and creating an ad hoc winter screen for the apricot he planted last week - this is to protect the flowers from frost when it starts to flower in February/March next year.

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I am on the hunt for a pumpkin

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Production team | 16:45 UK time, Thursday, 15 October 2009

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Alys FowlerMy garden is too small for pumpkins, or put another way, they've fallen off the most desirable vegetables to eat list. I went for everything but reasoning that the best spot for pumpkins would be the loss of globe artichokes, cucumbers, Mexican ground cherries, parsnips, kales, sprouting broccolis . . . I think you begin to get the picture.

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A Fruitful Autumn

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Production team | 15:45 UK time, Friday, 9 October 2009

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On tonight's show Toby will be recommending his top five soft fruits to plant and, for branches laden with fruit next summer, now is the perfect time to start planting.

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RHS Autumn Harvest Show

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Production team | 16:35 UK time, Thursday, 8 October 2009

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Joe SwiftI have to tell you that I'm currently feeling a little nervous. In spring I made a rash decision and decided that I was going to 'grow to show' for a bit of fun and chose to enter some veggies into the RHS Autumn Harvest show in London.

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A touch of the orient and autumn grasses

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Production team | 16:38 UK time, Friday, 2 October 2009

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On tonight's show Toby is busy bringing colour to the woodland garden at Greenacre, while Alys is looking at bringing colour and spice indoors this winter, by planting up amaryllis bulbs and chop suey greens. You can find details of the techniques and the inspirational gardens visited, featured in this week's episode guide.

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Acers and Azaleas

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Production team | 16:33 UK time, Friday, 2 October 2009

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Toby BucklandThere's something so lovely about the scent and feel of the soil at this time of year. It's noticeably warmer than the crisp autumn air - no wonder newly planted trees are so keen to root now.

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