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Episode 24

The Beechgrove Garden, 2012 Episode 24 of 26

Jim is among his beloved autumn flowering chrysanths and crocosmias. George brings back news of how he fared with Beechgrove vegetables at the Dalkeith Show.

Carole is with the new allotment holders of Craigclowan, Bridge of Earn, Perthshire. They have taken over an abandoned school garden to create new allotments. It has been a labour of love as the site is exposed and on a slope. Carole has been to take a look at how well the new allotment is progressing and offers some advice about why their vegetables are not doing so well. Carole analyses why their carrots do not germinate and makes some suggestions about what they could grow in their new polytunnel over winter.

Meanwhile, Jim is letting the train take the strain as he travels up and down the Ayrshire line looking at how the Adopt a Station initiative has steamed ahead. More than 100 stations have been adopted by volunteer gardeners who have brightened commuters' journeys with their floral displays.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Sun 30 Sep 2012 18:00
BBC Two Scotland


Role Contributor
ProducerGwyneth Hardy
PresenterJim McColl
PresenterCarole Baxter
PresenterLesley Watson
PresenterGeorge Anderson

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