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45 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 25 June 2010

The panel of Chris Beardshaw, Pippa Greenwood and Matthew Wilson join gardeners in Amber Valley, Derbyshire.

In defence of Ivy: Matthew Biggs argues the case for this much-maligned plant.

Also in the programme, Pippa Greenwood goes behind the scenes at an NGS garden in Ashbourne.

The presenter is Eric Robson.

Producer: Lucy Dichmont
A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4.


    Matt Biggs and Angela Tandy at Fibrex Nurseries, the home of the national Hedera Helix (Ivy) collection

  • Hedera helix sunrise and Cockle Shell

    Hedera helix sunrise and Cockle Shell

    Unusual leaf texture and colour of Hedera Helix “Cockle Shell” and “Sunrise”

  • Anne's Garden

    Anne's Garden

    Anne and Stephen Liverman open their garden up to the public every summer, as part of the National Gardens Scheme.

  • Cornflower centaurea “Violetta”

    Cornflower centaurea “Violetta”

  • Heuchara and peony foliage in the rain

    Heuchara and peony foliage in the rain



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