Farewell but not for long!

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Production team | 10:48 UK time, Friday, 1 October 2010


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It's been some time since we last updated this blog but it was for a good reason. We have pooled all the best of BBC gardening into one new blog! The BBC Gardening Blog launched at the beginning of October 2010.

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January 2010

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Production team | 10:48 UK time, Tuesday, 12 January 2010

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As a new gardening year arrives along with the most snow we've seen for 30 years, I've begun to realize that the challenges of being Greenacre's new garden manager are more than simply juggling camera crews and compost.

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Decisions, decisions

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Production team | 16:48 UK time, Wednesday, 9 December 2009

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Joe SwiftDecisions, decisions. At the moment I'm in rather a quandary. I'm contemplating digging up half of my now nicely matured garden and turning it over to a few choice edibles.

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It's time to get a polytunnel

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Production team | 14:07 UK time, Monday, 30 November 2009

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toby_shed_80x80.jpgAlthough the show is off-air for the winter it's business as usual here. I'm still going up to Greenacre every week marking out the new gardens and getting new plants going for next year. My autumn-sown broad beans are looking good and I potted up the spares that weren't planted out into buckets for forcing in the greenhouse which should give us crops by early May.

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Bloggy hell

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Production team | 14:59 UK time, Monday, 16 November 2009

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Alys FowlerI can hardly believe that on my birthday I was harvesting Mexican ground cherries. This wonderful warm autumn brought all sorts of surprise extra harvests.

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Design made easy

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Production team | 09:34 UK time, Tuesday, 10 November 2009

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Joe SwiftMy Design Made Easy programme went out on Friday. It was a compilation of my Gardeners' World strand helping Mark and Suzanne redesign and build their already mature garden by breaking it down into manageable pieces and ending up with something that is ultimately greater than the sum of its parts.

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