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Great British Garden Revival

BBC under fire over Great British Garden Revival

Gardeners have criticised the BBC for taking the Great British Garden Revival off air after one episode – to make way for Mandela coverage before Christmas.  The 14-episode gardening extravaganza…

BBC One Show gardener Christine Walkden

Could you design the One Show’s garden?

Do you have what it takes to design a garden for the Royal Horticultural Society and the BBC at a premier flower show? BBC1’s The One Show has teamed up…

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Allotment Wars – BBC1 under fire from gardeners

The BBC has been accused of sensationalising allotment disputes after a 55-minute fly-on-the-wall documentary that “dished the dirt” on plot battles. BBC1’s Allotment Wars, filmed over seven months, attracted 2.49million…

Scotland's Beechgrove presenting team

Scotland’s Beechgrove Garden heads south on BBC2

BBC Scotland’s flagship gardening series The Beechgrove Gardenis to be broadcast nationally for the first time this spring. In a move that will create a rival to Gardeners’ World, Beechgrove…

Wheelbarrow Booster inventor Mike argued with the Dragons

Garden inventors slay the BBC’s Dragons

A father-and-son who turned down £50,000 of investment for a garden gadget on BBC2’s Dragons’ Denhave told how they have no regrets about walking away from the deal. Yorkshireman Mike…

A lily beetle (credit: WikiMedia)

Red alert over Monty Don’s lily beetle tip

Plant protection firms have accused Gardeners’ World presenter Monty Don of issuing biased advice on how to control a troublesome plant pest. On BBC2’s flagship show last Month, Monty told how…