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




70th Anniversary Garden Party at Ness Botanic Gardens: Part One

Eric Robson hosts a very special edition from Ness Botanic Gardens where GQT held its 70th birthday garden party. On the anniversary panel with Eric are Matt Biggs, Anne Swithinbank, Matthew Wilson - alongside returning panellist and special guest Roy Lancaster. Produced by Dan Cocker Assistant Producer: Laurence Bassett A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4.

Duration: 00:42:04

Tresco Abbey Garden: Correspondence Edition

Eric Robson hosts a correspondence edition of the programme from Tresco Abbey Garden on the Isles of Scilly. Pippa Greenwood, James Wong and Bob Flowerdew answer the questions from the postbag, along with Mike Nelhams, Curator of the gardens at Tresco Abbey. Produced by Dan Cocker Assistant Producer: Laurence Bassett A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4.

Duration: 00:41:57

Brockley, South East London

Peter Gibbs and his panel are hosted by Brockley's Street Trees for Living project. Pippa Greenwood, Christine Walkden and James Wong answer the horticultural questions. The panel creates an edible roof, deals with a distorted fuchsia, and explains how to achieve the tastiest pumpkin. Also, Pippa Greenwood explores a sea of blue agapanthus and the team share their topical tips for this weekend. Produced by Hannah Newton Assistant Producer: Laurence Bassett A Somethin' Else production for...

Duration: 00:41:49


Peter Gibbs presents the horticultural panel show from Lerwick, Shetland. Matthew Wilson, Matt Biggs and Anne Swithinbank answer this week's questions. The panellists discuss Shetland's interesting gardening conditions with local audience members. They offer advice on helping trees to grow and what to add to a large-leafed border, and they suggest exotic plants that might cope on Shetland. They also have fun discussing their favourite common names for plants. And Matt Biggs visits Rosa...

Duration: 00:41:28


Eric Robson and the panel are in Cardiff. Matthew Wilson, Bunny Guinness and Matt Biggs answer the audience's questions. This week, the panellists recommend garden uses for sheep fleece, offer advice on overwintering chillis, and give the definitive 'dos and don'ts' for starting an allotment. They also offer up a whole host of interesting and varied planting suggestions for one questioner with a riverbank garden, one looking to attract pollinators with fruit and veg, and one who is looking...

Duration: 00:41:24