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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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39 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

39 Ratings
Average Ratings
34
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 Jan 18, 2020

All 300 episodes from oldest to newest

Mocktails, terrariums and a new allotmenteer

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In Gardeners' Corner this week, a makeover for the Italian garden at Mount Stewart, a new allotmenteer gets to grip with her plot at the Minnowburn, a browse through the seed catalogues with spring in mind, how to create the right conditions for plants in a terrarium and herbs for mocktails if dry January is your thing. That's all in Gardeners' Corner with David Maxwell this Saturday morning on BBC Radio Ulster and on BBC Sounds.

Jan 18 2020

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Snowdrops, scented shrubs and St Columb's Park Walled Garden

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David Maxwell presents Northern Ireland's weekly gardening programme with advice on the best snowdrops and winter flowering shrubs. He also visits a restored Walled garden at St Columb's Park in Derry which is going to be gardened by the community. Also in the programme, Keith Crawford is in studio to talk about how to put that discarded Christmas tree to good use as well as some winter pruning jobs to do right now.

Jan 11 2020

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New Year in Belfast's Botanic Gardens

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David Maxwell escapes the winter chill and starts the New Year in Belfast's Botanic Gardens with expert guests. Colin Agnew sells the virtues of winter cherries in the cool wing of the Victorian Palm House, Adrienne Armstrong gives David and update on the Tropical Ravine two years after its major renovation and David explores a new medicinal garden with Gardeners' Corner regular Barbara Pilcher. Also in the programme, protecting exotic plants outdoors this winter with Conrad McCormick.

Jan 04 2020

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Gardeners' Corner 2019 Review

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David Maxwell looks back over seasonal highlights of the 2019 gardening year including a visit to Kilmacurragh and the Chelsea Flower Show. From winter snowdrops with Maurice Parkinson to high summer in the herbaceous border with Cherry Townsend, David looks back over a year in the garden.

Dec 28 2019

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Gardeners' Corner at Christmas

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David Maxwell is joined by Ann Fitzsimmons and Brendan Little for some festive gardening fun. Herbs for Christmas, using the tree after the big event and top present ideas for gardeners. Also in the programme, David and his guests suggest a Christmas walk to burn off some of those excess calories and the team review some books that would make great stocking fillers for the greenfingered.

Dec 21 2019

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Gardeners' Corner from Kew Gardens in London

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In Gardeners' Corner this week David Maxwell visits world renowned Kew Gardens in Richmond outside London where he talks to the gardeners who work there including Tony Kirkham, well known writer and broadcaster whose specialist interest is trees, particularly at Kew. Also in the programme Brendan Little shares his thoughts and reminisces about his time as a student there and how it influenced his future life and love of gardening. Gardeners' Corner on Saturday morning on BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Sounds.

Dec 14 2019

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Festive foliage, Sweet Pea breeding and winter protection

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Winter gardening with David Maxwell. This week David meets Sweet Pea legend Sydney Harrod who has spent a lifetime breeding beautiful Sweet Pea in Londonderry. Sydney named between forty and fifty varieties including a series with local place names intended to encourage people to visit Northern Ireland during the Troubles. David also speaks to Jim Bradley about evergreens for structure in the winter garden. Averil Milligan joins him in studio to talk about festive foliage and Helen Mark catches up with Conrad McCormick.

Dec 07 2019

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30/11/2019

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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. Presenter David Maxwell

Nov 30 2019

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Gardeners' Corner Roadshow in Augher

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In this week's Gardeners' Corner with David Maxwell, Brendan Little and Averil Milligan answer questions from members of the Tully Meadow Community Garden in Augher. Among the gardening questions up for discussion are how to make use of wood ash, advice on growing orchids, gourds and blue berries and suggestions on planting up fruit and veg all year round. That's Gardeners' Corner this Saturday morning just after the 9 o'clock news on BBC Radio Ulster and BBC sounds.

Nov 23 2019

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Tulips, growing garlic and Kilbroney Integrated

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In Gardeners' Corner this week an autumn walk at Mount Stewart reveals beautiful late autumn colour. Also in the programme a visit to a school garden and a memorial garden and practical tips on planting up tulips and garlic for spring. That's Gardeners' Corner with David Maxwell this Saturday morning just after the 9 o'clock news on BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Sounds.

Nov 09 2019

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