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Gareth AustinGARDENING

 

Join Gareth Austin live on the Mark Patterson Show every Wednesday after 4pm.

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Sept

Gareth disputes listeners' suggestions that he's got a receding hairline and arthritis in his thumb. He has suggestions on how to make your parsley, sage, and other herbs tender and full of flavour.

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25 Aug

Mark and Gareth nearly come to blows as Gareth picks the Radio Foyle courgette.

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18 Aug

Mark takes pride in his six small stubby carrots.

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11 Aug

Gareth has a suggestion for the rusty nails in your garage, and the old coins in Mark's pockets.

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5 Aug

Grey peas, yellow tomatoes, and a green purple smoke bush. Colourful questions for Gareth.

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July

Gareth reveals his lack of success in attracting hedgehogs to his garden.

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26 May

After a couple of warm days, is it safe to go back in the garden?

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19 May

Gareth suggests to Mark that his new friends on Facebook are less than impressed with his efforts in the garden.

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5 May

The garden's springing into life, finally, and Gareth's got advice on smelly palm trees, asparagus, millipedes, and planting lettuce seeds.

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21 April

Plenty of advice on fruit trees - what kinds of fruit will grow here, how much garden do you need, and do fruit trees need a friend to make sure they come into fruit?

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7 April

Gareth answers queries on pansies, potatoes and corn on the cob... and suggests how to have lettuces to eat all through the summer.

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31 March

Snow is still on the ground, but Gareth has some suggestions for getting those vegetables sprouting.

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24 March

Gareth's on the lookout for the first daffodils of spring.

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3 March

There's frost on the ground, but the first hint of Spring sees Gareth Austin back in studio.

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Seedling

HOW DOES HIS GARDEN GROW?
Track the progress of Mark Patterson's most loved plants.
How does his garden grow?...»

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Gardening tools

A GARDENING YEAR

Spring, summer, autumn, winter! All of Gareth's advice and counsel from 2009 is still available here!

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Gardening tools

GARDENING WEATHER

Check out the latest weather forecast here.

 

 

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