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Gardeners' Question Time

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Rank #18 in Home & Garden category

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

iTunes Ratings

109 Ratings
Average Ratings
96
4
3
5
1

Great listening

By Fitness2011 - Sep 30 2019
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Always interesting, educational and entertaining

Counterpoint to Car Talk

By killed it. - Feb 10 2019
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Fabulous accents, vast knowledge, bad jokes. It’s the Car Talk of the gardening world.

iTunes Ratings

109 Ratings
Average Ratings
96
4
3
5
1

Great listening

By Fitness2011 - Sep 30 2019
Read more
Always interesting, educational and entertaining

Counterpoint to Car Talk

By killed it. - Feb 10 2019
Read more
Fabulous accents, vast knowledge, bad jokes. It’s the Car Talk of the gardening world.
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Gardeners' Question Time

Latest release on Jan 17, 2020

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

Nailsworth, Cotswolds

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Peter Gibbs and the team are in Nailsworth, Cotswolds. Pippa Greenwood, Chris Beardshaw and Chris Thorogood answer the questoins.

This week, te panellists offer ideas for a GP surgery garden, discuss the merits of a composting toilet and recommend winter flowers for bumblebees. Peter also visits neighbouring football team Forest Green Rovers to chat to Head Groundsman, Adam Witchell.

Away from the questions, Peter and Pippa go for a walk to talk about winter wildlife.

Producer: Dan Cocker
Assistant Producer: Jemima Rathbone

A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4

Jan 17 2020

42mins

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Langholm

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Kathy Clugston and the team are in Langholm, Scotland. Christine Walkden, James Wong and Matthew Wilson answer the horticultural questions from the audience.

The panellists field questions on Kiwi vines, Bottlebrushes and Box trees. They also recommend grass alternatives for a lawn, advise on covering a hole in a Conifer and discuss how to graft multiple chillis onto a single root.

Away from the questions, Matthew Wilson meets Mark Hodgson of the Langholm Chilli Club to find out how this town on the Scottish borders is producing over 200 varieties of chilli.

Producer: Dan Cocker
Assistant Producer: Rosie Merotra

A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4

Jan 10 2020

41mins

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Nottinghamshire

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Kathy Clugston and the team are in Nottinghamshire. James Wong, Bunny Guinness and Bob Flowerdew answer the audience's questions.

This week, the panellists discuss new year's resolutions and guilty gardening habits. They also answer questions on a Summer Clematis and spotting wireworm, and come up with suggestions for a small gardening space with a tropical theme.

Aside from the questions, Peter Gibbs examines the use of peat in the horticultural industry.

Producer: Laurence Bassett
Assistant Producer: Jemima Rathbone

A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4

Jan 03 2020

42mins

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Black Country Living Museum

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Kathy Clugston and the panel visit the Black Country Living Museum. Matthew Pottage, Pippa Greenwood and Matthew Wilson answer the green-fingered audience's questions.

The panellists discuss how to prune a golden alder, give tips on encouraging a fig tree to produce fruit and offer recommendations for exotic plants with winter interest. They also consider what to do with a Christmas tree after the festivities and whether a poinsettia can be kept beyond the twelve days of Christmas.

Away from the questions, Pippa Greenwood explores the Museum to have a look round the gardens with researcher Nadia Awal and Pete Alexander.

Producer: Hannah Newton
Assistant Producer: Rosie Merotra

A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4

Dec 27 2019

41mins

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iTunes Ratings

109 Ratings
Average Ratings
96
4
3
5
1

Great listening

By Fitness2011 - Sep 30 2019
Read more
Always interesting, educational and entertaining

Counterpoint to Car Talk

By killed it. - Feb 10 2019
Read more
Fabulous accents, vast knowledge, bad jokes. It’s the Car Talk of the gardening world.