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Clapham, N. Yorkshire

45 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 20 May 2011

Eric Robson and the team are in Clapham Village Hall, near Lancaster. Eric Robson explores the legacy left by plant-hunter Reginald Farrer.

In addition, Christine Walkden visits Emma Morris in her Shrewsbury garden.

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

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    Scar Close, North Yorkshire where Chris Beardshaw examines the flora of limestone pavements

  • In Farrer's path

    In Farrer's path

    Local Clapham resident, David Crutchley shows Eric Robson some of the plants gathered by Reginald Farrer.

  • At the Morris'

    At the Morris'

    Christine Walkden pays her first visit to the Morris family. Part of the Listeners' Gardens series

  • Action the plan

    Action the plan

    Richard Morris holds the Bunny Guinness Masterplan for his garden.


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