Joe Swift

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…

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Gardeners’ World criticised by nurseries

BBC Two’s flagship gardening show is failing to inspire the nation’s plant enthusiasts, claim growers. Nurserymen at the Malvern Spring Gardening Show attacked Gardeners’ World, headed by Monty Don, saying…

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Gardening TV review of the year

Amateur Gardening’s garden experts have turned into television critics to scrutinise 2012′s offerings on the box. But do you agree with our writers’ personal opinions?   The Flowerpot Gang BBC1,…

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Gardening can help cancer recovery

Gardening can help people with cancer to manage depression and sadness, according to research. A report by Macmillan Cancer Support and the National Gardens Scheme (NGS) found that four in…