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Episode 30

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Gardening magazine. In our final visit to Longmeadow this year, Monty gives advice on the plants that need winter protection and thinks ahead to colourful spring bouquets.

In our final visit to Longmeadow this year, Monty gives advice on the plants that need winter protection and thinks ahead to colourful spring bouquets by planting bulbs in the cutting garden.

The glory of summer may be over in most gardens but Carol goes to Worcestershire in search of some autumn colour, in a garden designed to reach its peak of flowering right now. Frances finds out whether there is a north-south divide in the yield and taste of vegetables grown at RHS Rosemoor in Devon and RHS Harlow Carr in Yorkshire.

Zephaniah Lindo investigates the relationship between roots and microscopic fungi, while Nick Bailey injects new life into a small, neglected garden in London. And Alan Power spends a day in the gardens of Mount Stewart near Belfast to see how they are using historical archive to restore parts of the garden.

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Thu 27 Oct 2016 08:00

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Carol’s asters

If you’re at a loose end and fancy revelling in the glory of Michaelmas daisies, then why not drop in on The Picton Garden? It will be closing for the winter at the end of October, so now’s the time to go!

The Picton Garden
Walwyn Road
Colwall
Malvern
Worcestershire
WR13 6QE
Tel. 01684 540416
 
The Picton Garden (www.nccpg.com)

Lord & Lady Heseltine

Monty really enjoyed his visit to Lord and Lady Heseltine’s magnificent garden in Thenford. It’s not normally open to the public, but on four separate occasions next year, you’ll have the opportunity to visit if you book in advance. For more details, check out the link below.

Thenford Gardens & Arboretum (thenfordarboretum.com)

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Monty Don
Presenter Nick Bailey
Presenter Carol Klein
Presenter Zephaniah Lindo
Presenter Alan Power
Presenter Frances Tophill
Series Producer Chloe Rawlings
Executive Producer Paolo Proto

Broadcasts

  • Fri 21 Oct 2016 20:30
  • Sat 22 Oct 2016 17:00
  • Sun 23 Oct 2016 07:45
  • Thu 27 Oct 2016 08:00