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David Maxwell and the experts visit gardens, talk to gardeners and offer topical advice

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David Maxwell and the experts visit gardens, talk to gardeners and offer topical advice

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42 Ratings
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A weekly treat

By VA Jane - Aug 09 2018
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Always looking forward to the next episode. Thank you for such wonderful gardening hints.

1st class gardening advice from the mother-land

By MikePerry - Nov 17 2010
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Great host, great content, all delivered via the Emerald Isle :)

iTunes Ratings

42 Ratings
Average Ratings
37
2
0
1
2

A weekly treat

By VA Jane - Aug 09 2018
Read more
Always looking forward to the next episode. Thank you for such wonderful gardening hints.

1st class gardening advice from the mother-land

By MikePerry - Nov 17 2010
Read more
Great host, great content, all delivered via the Emerald Isle :)
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Gardeners' Corner

Latest release on Aug 01, 2020

All 300 episodes from oldest to newest

Plants for Free

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David Maxwell is joined by Cherry Townsend and Jim Bradley in a live phone-in answering your questions on struggling veg and the flowering hedge. Also the best way to propagate and keep your garden growing. Maurice Parkinson shares his expertise on the Daylily. And the humble Shield Bug – does it really stink or does it just look like a North American variety that actually does!

This programme has been edited since the original broadcast.

Aug 01 2020

39mins

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Mystery Plants

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David Maxwell is joined by Ann Fitzsimons and Reg Maxwell in a live phone-in answering your questions and identifying a number of mystery plants that add intrigue to the garden. And Shane Connolly provides inspiration for your table with his unique expertise and take on cut flowers from the summer garden.

Jul 25 2020

41mins

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Gardeners' Corner Special with Kate Hoey

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In a programme originally broadcast in 2019, David Maxwell meets Labour Party veteran Kate Hoey at her home on Rathlin Island. He explores the wild garden she's created there as a getaway from life in Westminster. David finds out how for years she has been able to deal with constituency issues in Vauxhall from a remote cottage on the Island. He also speaks to the former MP about her life politics and outside it, including her wish to one day return home to Northern Ireland.

Jul 11 2020

41mins

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Taming Wisteria & Planting Borders

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Presenter David Maxwell is joined by gardening experts Ann Fitzsimons and Jim Bradley answering your questions. This week we find out if you can graft a plum tree to an apple tree, tackle an unwieldy wisteria and discover ways to give an old hedge new life. Listener Lisa Camlin shares her tricks to designing your own border and Conrad McCormick shares tips to maintaining his favourite exotic rose.

Jul 04 2020

41mins

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Cabbage Gold & Blooming Lily

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David Maxwell is joined by a lockdown gardener planning to turn a profit and he’s only 13! A Giant Water Lily blooms in Belfast after nearly a 30 year absence and gardening experts Brendan Little and Averil Milligan tackle a Sweet William Challenge while hedging their bets on a tricky border. Also water saving tips and a taste for something exotic.

Jun 27 2020

41mins

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The Joy of Roses

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Scent and colour – the joy of roses and navigating thorny challenges. Gardening experts Reg Maxwell and Cherry Townsend join presenter David Maxwell this week to discuss the joy of roses. We’ll hear from celebrated breeders and gardening legends along with listeners sharing their treasured stories and find out why some roses droop and what to do when a treasured rose doesn’t grow to plan.

Jun 20 2020

41mins

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Edimentals,mystery magnolia markings and listeners questions

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The weekly gardening programme for keen gardeners with the latest advice, news and visits to gardens large and small around the province. Presented by David Maxwell.

Jun 06 2020

41mins

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Unusual veg, great gardens reopen and listener phone-in

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David Maxwell presents the weekly gardening programme answering listeners questions with expert guests Cherry Townsend and Brendan Little. Also on the programme, David speaks to Barbara Pilcher about unusual veg.

May 30 2020

41mins

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Therapy garden, perfect paths and listener questions

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David Maxwell is joined by Reg Maxwell and Ann Fitzsimmons for a gardening phone-in. He also finds out about a new therapy garden at the SERC campus in Holywood and he chats to Neil Porteous about garden paths.

May 23 2020

41mins

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The Irish Yew stateside, virtual Chelsea and listener phone-in

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Gardening experts Averil Milligan and Barbara Pilcher join presenter David Maxwell this week to answer your challenging gardening questions. We'll also hear about the Irish Yews making a welcome home in Northern California and find out how this year's Chelsea Flower Show is virtual and reaching out to you online.

May 16 2020

41mins

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