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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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Peter Gibbs and the panel are at the newly opened RHS Bridgewater answering your gardening questions. Joining him this week are regular panellists Matthew Wilson, Pippa Greenwood and Matthew Pottage, along with Curator Marcus Chilton-Jones and Sylvia Travers, Team Leader of the Inner Walled Garden. Together, they answer your questions on pruning plum trees, unhappy rhododendrons and strange additions to the compost heap. Producer - Daniel Cocker Assistant Producer - Jemima Rathbone A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4
Kathy Clugston hosts the horticultural programme featuring a group of gardening experts. Chris Beardshaw, Christine Walkden and Anne Swithinbank are on hand to answer questions from the virtual audience. This week, the panel tackles questions on a curiously dried out hot border, stubborn peony bushes and thinning out seedlings. Away from the questions, regular GQT panellist Matt Biggs kicks off our feature series by giving a fervent tribute to his favourite tree, the Handkerchief tree. Producer - Dan Cocker Assistant Producer - Millie Chu A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4
Peter Gibbs hosts the show with a group of gardening experts. Bunny Guinness, Bob Flowerdew and Matthew Pottage answer questions from the virtual audience. This week, the panellists tackle questions ranging from when you can first harvest your asparagus to what to plant in an old fish tank. They also solve the mystery of a funny-looking fungus, offer advice on regenerating a lawn which has been driven over, and share their favourite nighttime gardening activities. Away from the questions, we revisit Matthew and Jane Wilson to hear more about their cut flower garden project, and Hafsah Hafeji gives us the ultimate guide for maximising a plot through companion planting. Producer - Jemima Rathbone Assistant Producer - Millie Chu A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4
Kathy Clugston hosts the gardening Q&A with a panel of experts. Joining Kathy and the virtual audience this week are Christine Walkden, Anne Swithinbank and Chris Beardshaw to discuss your questions on caring for Pilea plants, growing Hollyhocks and starting a gravel garden. Away from the questions, the panel delves into the controversial topic of peat and, to celebrate the inaugural National Hedgerow Week, James Wong meets with Sara Lom of the Tree Council to discuss all things hedgerow. Producer - Dan Cocker Assistant Producer - Millie Chu A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4
Peter Gibbs hosts the horticultural programme featuring a group of gardening experts - Bob Flowerdew, Matthew Pottage and Bunny Guinness - and a virtual audience of green-fingered listeners. This week, our panel answers your questions on temperamental wisteria, planting around a Wendy house, and what you can plant to encourage pollination in your garden. Away from the questions, Pippa Greenwood visits Rosy Hardy of Hardys Cottage Garden Plants to take a trip down Chelsea memory lane. Producer - Jemima Rathbone Assistant Producer - Millie Chu A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4
Peter Gibbs and the team are at the Oxford Botanic Garden answering questions from the GQT postbag. Matt Biggs, Pippa Greenwood, Dr Chris Thorogood and Head Gardener Mark Brent answer your questions on growing apricots, ruined potash, and why bees love the colour purple. Producer - Dan Cocker Assistant Producer - Millie Chu A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4
Comments (3)

Lauren Holland

Thank you for making gardening feel more approachable. I can't wait for spring!

Jan 31st
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Alec Neate

Hertfordshire not Herefordshire

Nov 19th
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Lindsay Fitzgerald

cannot unsubscribe

Apr 16th
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