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A panel of horticultural experts answer gardening questions from a live audience. Recorded in a different location each week

A panel of horticultural experts answer gardening questions from a live audience. Recorded in a different location each week
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London, United Kingdom

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BBC

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A panel of horticultural experts answer gardening questions from a live audience. Recorded in a different location each week

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English


Episodes

National Space Centre

7/13/2018
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Peter Gibbs hosts GQT from the National Space Centre in Leicester. On the intergalactic panel this week are Bob Flowerdew, Bunny Guinness and Matthew Pottage. They answer questions on potato best-practice, looking after an Aspidistra and keeping an Olive tree happy over winter. Also, the panellists offer advice on growing strawberries on an allotment, moving a Hepatica, and perking up an aged and ailing Cherry tree. Throughout the programme, Peter talks to various experts from the UK Space...

Duration:00:42:07

Garden Party Potting Shed

7/6/2018
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Peter Gibbs presents highlights from the Potting Shed sessions at this year's Garden Party. Answering the questions are Christine Walkden, Pippa Greenwood, Bob Flowerdew, Bunny Guinness, James Wong, and Matthews Wilson, Biggs and Pottage. The panel of experts help with everything from Azaleas to Lupins and Pansies to Ferns. They also offer up tips on getting rid of Rosemary Beetles and suitable planting suggestions for children to eat. Matt Biggs visits JMW Turner's recently restored house...

Duration:00:42:08

Culpepper Community Garden

6/29/2018
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Eric and the panel are at the Culpepper Community Garden in Islington, North London. Anne Swithinbank, Christine Walkden and Matt Biggs answer the audience questions. This week the panellists suggest fruiting plants that might not be as tempting to light-fingered passers-by as strawberries, offer reasons why one audience member's rosemary plants keep dying, and reel off some plants that would be happy on a hot, windy roof top. They also advise on best-practice for sharpening tools,...

Duration:00:41:31

Summer Garden Party at Mount Stewart: Part Two

6/22/2018
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Peter Gibbs presents the second of two programmes from the GQT annual Summer Garden Party at National Trust Mount Stewart in County Down, Northern Ireland. Christine Walkden, Matt Biggs, Pippa Greenwood and James Wong answer the audience's horticultural questions. The panellists advise on moss, getting rid of a hard-to-reach hop, and restoring an overgrown allotment. They also give odds on the likelihood of growing tomatoes outdoors on a patio in Coleraine. Throughout the programme, each...

Duration:00:41:55

Summer Garden Party at Mount Stewart: Part One

6/15/2018
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Eric Robson hosts a very special edition as GQT takes its annual Summer Garden Party to National Trust Mount Stewart in County Down, Northern Ireland. Matthew Wilson, Bunny Guinness, Bob Flowerdew and Mount Stewart's Neil Porteous answer the audience's horticultural questions. The programme features highlights from the garden party as Matthew Pottage weaves his way around the site, dropping in on various stalls and areas of the gardens. He also bumps into a number of special guests...

Duration:00:41:50