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No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency - 1. A Late Van Just Glimpsed
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45 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 01 October 2010

Peter Gibbs and the panel return to Sparsholt College to answer listeners' letters. In addition, Bob Flowerdew presents Grow Your Own Christmas - preparing the garden for your Christmas needs.

Also, advice on winter care for tender plants.

Producer: Howard Shannon
A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4.

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    Matt Biggs, Bob Flowerdew, Peter Gibbs, Bunny Guinness and Rosie Yeomans read through some of the letters sent into the GQT mailbag!

  • Sedum Roof

    Sedum Roof

    The potting shed's sedum roof – originally planted by Bunny several years ago.

  • Fruits of the Harvest

    Fruits of the Harvest

    Rosie, Peter and Bob enjoy the fruits of their autumn harvest.

  • Sad Sweetcorn

    Sad Sweetcorn

    The somewhat sad state of the GQT sweetcorn harvest … where have the cobs gone?

  • A History Of The World

    A History Of The World

    As part of A History of the World the Gardeners' Question Time panel nominate the objects they consider to have shaped the history of gardening.

    See the GQT objects on A History Of The World
  • Eric Robson's Allen Scythe

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    Eric Robson describes the perils of his Allen Scythe.

    More about the object
  • Pippa Greenwood's Lawn Shears

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    Pippa Greenwood explores the history of her lawn shears.

    More about the object


Plants: From Roots to Riches

Plants: From Roots to Riches

Our relationship with plants: a major new history by Kew's science director Kathy Willis

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