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First broadcast:
Friday 04 March 2011

Eric Robson and the team join gardeners in Northumberland.

Also, Matthew Wilson revisits the site of the 2012 Olypmic Park to follow up on its progress, ending his journey at its supplier nursery in Kent.

In addition, gardener Eddie Wardrobe visits a unique community allotment in Prudhoe near Newcastle.

Produced by Lucy Dichmont & Howard Shannon
A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4.


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    Matthew WIlson meets nurseryman Nick of Palmstead Nurseries who has been tending the plants destined for great things in 2012...the Olympic Park in Stratford, London.

  • Adaptable Gardening

    Adaptable Gardening

    In Prudhoe Community Allotments, the beds are adapted to the needs of people with varying physical abilities.

  • Prudhoe Community Gardeners

    Prudhoe Community Gardeners

    Members of Prudhoe Community Allotments near Newcastle.

  • Bringing a design to life

    Bringing a design to life

    Matthew Wilson on site with Sarah Price, part of garden design team responsible for the Olympic Park.

  • Two-tone Chrysanthemums

    Two-tone Chrysanthemums

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