Gardeners' Question Time-logo

Gardeners' Question Time

BBC

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
More Information

Location:

London, United Kingdom

Networks:

BBC

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

Henfield

11/9/2018
More
Eric Robson and the panel are in Henfield, West Sussex. Bob Flowerdew, Pippa Greenwood and Matt Biggs answer this week’s horticultural queries. The panellists offer advice on what to do with spreading bamboo, how best to deal with moles, and growing lilies from seed. They also make suggestions on growing sage successfully, and give planting ideas to ramble up the wall of a house. Matt Biggs gets a tour of the Chelsea Pensioners' gardens and allotments at The Royal Hospital Chelsea. Produced...

Duration:00:41:54

Correspondence Edition: Bunny Guinness' House

11/2/2018
More
Peter Gibbs is hosted by Bunny Guinness for a Correspondence Edition of the programme. Pippa Greenwood and Matthew Pottage join Peter at Bunny's home just outside Peterborough. As Bunny shows the panel around her fantastic garden, they offer advice on rotting apple trees, pesky shield-bugs and an out of control cactus. They also receive advice from avid listeners on growing apples in high altitude and carrot root fly and discuss the new UK record for the largest squash. Produced by Laurence...

Duration:00:41:53

Swindon

10/26/2018
More
Peter Gibbs and his panel are with Incredible Edible in Swindon. Anne Swithinbank, Bob Flowerdew, and Chris Beardshaw are on hand to answer this week’s questions. They offer advice to budding gardeners on how best to grow asparagus, how to get an Echium as tall as a house, and what to do with hops on an allotment. Also, urban organic grower Claire Ratinon and small-space gardener and writer Alice Vincent discuss growing your own edibles in limited spaces. Produced by Dan Cocker Assistant...

Duration:00:42:07

The New Forest

10/19/2018
More
Peter Gibbs and the panel are in the New Forest. Chris Beardshaw, Christine Walkden and Pippa Greenwood answer the horticultural questions. They offer advice on growing dahlias in pots, how to deal with problematic looking pears, and how best to prune apple trees. They also make suggestions on giving a makeover to a blooming bluebell garden, and on building an interactive outdoor space for young children. In the feature Bob Flowerdew finds out the latest developments with ash dieback disease...

Duration:00:41:54

Carlisle

10/12/2018
More
Eric Robson hosts the programme from Carlisle. Anne Swithinbank, Pippa Greenwood and Matthew Wilson help the audience with their horticultural inquiries. Produced by Hannah Newton Assistant Producer: Laurence Bassett A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4

Duration:00:42:17

Birmingham Botanical Gardens: Correspondence Edition

10/5/2018
More
Peter Gibbs hosts a special correspondence edition from Birmingham Botanics. Neil Porteus, James Wong and Bunny Guinness answer questions from the postbag.. Produced by Dan Cocker Assistant Producer: Laurence Bassett A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4

Duration:00:42:14

Norwich

9/28/2018
More
Peter Gibbs and his panel make a return visit to the John Innes Centre in Norwich. Bob Flowerdew, Christine Walkden and Matthew Wilson anser the audience questions. The panellists discuss maggoty plums, the best approach to pruning blackcurrants and how a greater understanding of pesticides might help amateur growers to reduce their use in the horticultural industry. Peter Gibbs examines some of the 3500 varieties of peas on offer at the John Innes Centre, discovering how this vast...

Duration:00:41:56

Belfast

9/23/2016
More
Eric Robson and the horticultural panel visit the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum near Belfast. Bob Flowerdew, Bunny Guinness and Matthew Wilson answer the questions from the audience. This week, the panel offers advice on the prevention of onion rot after harvest and sweetcorn varieties for the best crop, and suggest the best flowers to plant in a cutting garden. Also, Neil Porteous discovers plants to maximise autumn colour in your garden. Produced by Darby Dorras Assistant Producer:...

Duration:00:42:35