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Tackling pond algae

Duration: 03:41

If your pond has turned to pea soup or is coated with a slimy layer of blanketweed, it’s time to take control. Monty Don has a novel method of doing this involving a pair of tights and some barley straw bought from a pet shop.

Available since: Fri 26 Apr 2013

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Gardeners' World 2013, Episode 8

8/31 Monty Don makes a start on turning his vegetable patch into a cottage garden.

First broadcast: 26 Apr 2013

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