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Episode 5

The Beechgrove Garden, 2011 Episode 5 of 26

In the Beechgrove Garden, Carole and Lesley take inspiration from George's RBGE alpine house visit last week and revamp the Alpine Garden at Beechgrove. This wee garden took a real beating over winter and Carole and Lesley are keen to put up new protective screening that will also allow planting of trailing/climbing plants. Carole and Lesley will also be adding to the garden their top ten, everyman's alpine plants for Scotland.

Ever wondered how those amazing and seemingly unnatural and massive vegetable at flower shows come to be? George will also be starting off showing how to grow huge vegetables for showing. He's trying his hand at beetroot, carrots and parsnips.

Jim will be looking at the different irrigation systems available for the amateur gardener and he will also be planting broad beans and sweet peas.

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 2 May 2011 19:30
BBC One Scotland


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

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