Gardeners' Question Time (summary)

Gill Pyrah chairs the popular horticultural forum. Pippa Greenwood, Bob Flowerdew and John Cushnie answer questions posed by members of the Wittersham Horticultural Society.

Includes the Gardeners' Question Time gardening weather forecast.

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Matthew Biggs, John Cushnie and Bob Flowerdew answer some of the questions posed by members of the Woodborough Horticultural Society, near Nottingham.

At the programme's garden near Winchester, Chris Beardshaw sets up a trial to grow larger pumpkins, Pippa Greenwood explains how biological controls can be used effectively for aphids and mealy bug, and Anne Swithinbank tells us how to keep containers looking good through the summer months.

Eric Robson presents highlights from the Gardeners' Question Time Summer Garden Party at Sparsholt College, Hampshire. Chris Beardshaw, John Cushnie, Bob Flowerdew, Pippa Greenwood, Anne Swithinbank and Peter Gibbs are on hand to answer visitors' questions.

Chris Beardshaw, Bob Flowerdew and Bunny Guinness answer some of the questions posed by gardeners in Berkshire. Chaired by Peter Gibbs.

At the programme's garden near Winchester, Bob reveals the secret of growing taller sunflowers, Carol Klein explains how to take basal cuttings from perennial plants and Pippa Greenwood tells us why biological controls are so effective for eradicating red spider mite and whitefly.

Pippa Greenwood, Bob Flowerdew and Carol Klein are in the potting shed answering some of the questions sent in by post. Chaired by Eric Robson.

Allotments are booming and it's the women who are taking over. The traditional image of old boys tending their brassicas is giving way to young mums growing organic exotic vegetables to feed the family.

Bob Flowerdew, Bunny Guinness and Matthew Biggs are in Birmingham's Perry Barr answering questions from the Walsall Road Allotments group. Chris Beardshaw helps a young couple get started on a virgin plot, and Louise Adamson reports on how ethnic minorities are growing vegetables which they can't buy in the supermarkets.

Matthew Biggs, Bob Flowerdew and Pippa Greenwood answer some of the questions posed by gardeners from Hampshire. The Chairman is Peter Gibbs.

Plus a step-by-step guide to coping with drought - including advice on conserving water, and plants which thrive in dry conditions.

Chris Beardshaw, Bunny Guinness and Bob Flowerdew answer some of the questions posed by members of Caversham Horticultural Society in Berkshire.

At the Sparsholt College garden in Hampshire, Bob, Anne Swithinbank and Pippa Greenwood give practical hints and tips on getting your garden in shape for the new season.

Chris Beardshaw, Bunny Guinness and Bob Flowerdew answer some of the questions posed by members of Caversham Horticultural Society in Berkshire.

At the Sparsholt College garden in Hampshire, Bob, Anne Swithinbank and Pippa Greenwood give practical hints and tips on getting your garden in shape for the new season.

Includes the Gardening Weather forecast.

Matthew Biggs, Bob Flowerdew and Pippa Greenwood answer some of the questions posed by members of the Hambledon Horticultural Society in Hampshire. Chaired by Peter Gibbs.

At the Gardeners' Question Time garden near Winchester, Pippa explains the benefits of using biological controls in greenhouses, Bob sets up a trial to find out how to get the most out of a growing bag, and Anne Swithinbank discovers which cut flowers give the longest and best show throughout the year.

Includes the Gardening Weather Forecast.

Matthew Biggs, Bob Flowerdew and Pippa Greenwood answer some of the questions posed by members of the Hambledon Horticultural Society in Hampshire. Chaired by Peter Gibbs.

At the Gardeners' Question Time garden near Winchester, Pippa explains the benefits of using biological controls in greenhouses; Bob sets up a trial to find out how to get the most out of a growing bag; Anne Swithinbank discovers which cut flowers give the longest and best show throughout the year.

John Cushnie, Bob Flowerdew and Carol Klein answer some of the questions posed by gardeners in the West Midlands. Chaired by Eric Robson.

John Humphrys chairs a special edition of Gardeners' Question Time from the Houses of Parliament, where the programme is a guest of the All Party Gardening Group. Politics is put aside as MPs and Peers quiz Carol Klein, John Cushnie and Anne Swithinbank on all things horticultural.

Includes the Gardening Weather Forecast.

John Humphrys chairs a special edition of Gardeners' Question Time from the Houses of Parliament, where the programme is a guest of the All Party Gardening Group. Politics is put aside as MPs and Peers quiz Carol Klein, John Cushnie and Anne Swithinbank on all things horticultural.

John Cushnie, Bob Flowerdew and Carol Klein answer some of the questions posed by gardeners in Oxfordshire.

In Sparsholt College in Hampshire, Pippa Greenwood gives a step-by-step guide to choosing the right lawn mower, Bob Flowerdew sets up a trial to increase the crop from your potatoes, and Anne Swithinbank shows how to grow gerberas.

Pippa Greenwood, Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank are in the potting shed answering some of the questions sent in by post. Chaired by Eric Robson.

Pippa Greenwood, Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank are in the potting shed answering some of the questions sent in by post. Chaired by Eric Robson.

Includes the Gardeners' Question Time gardening weather forecast.

Eric Robson chairs the popular horticultural forum. John Cushnie, Bob Flowerdew and Carol Klein answer questions at a garden centre in Birmingham. Anne Swithinbank explains how a field can be transformed into a wild flower meadow.

John Cushnie, Bob Flowerdew and Carol Klein are guests of The Friends of Chipping Norton Theatre in Oxfordshire. Chaired by Eric Robson.

Anne Swithinbank looks at hedgerows and discovers that some pre-date the pyramids. She also gives practical advice on which plants do best when placed next to a hedge or a bank.

Peter Gibbs chairs the popular horticultural forum. John Cushnie, Bob Flowerdew and Carol Klein answer questions posed by gardeners in North London.

Peter Gibbs chairs the popular horticultural forum. John Cushnie, Bob Flowerdew and Carol Klein answer questions posed by gardeners in North London.

Anne Swithinbank continues her series in which she looks to nature to discover how to choose plants that will flourish not flounder. She goes to the seaside explaining which plants do well in a dry, exposed coastal environment.

With the Gardeners' Question Time gardening weather forecast.

John Cushnie, Bob Flowerdew and Pippa Greenwood answer some of the questions posed by gardeners in Surrey. In the chair is Gill Pyrah.

John Cushnie, Bob Flowerdew and Pippa Greenwood answer some of the questions posed by gardeners in Surrey.

Anne Swithinbank continues her series in which she looks to nature to discover how to choose plants that will flourish not flounder. She reveals the secrets of creating the perfect pond.

With the Gardeners' Question Time gardening weather forecast.

Eric Robson chairs the popular horticultural forum. Chris Beardshaw, Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank answer questions posed by gardeners in Wiltshire.

John Cushnie, Bob Flowerdew and Pippa Greenwood answer some of the questions posed by gardeners in Kent.

Anne Swithinbank starts the first of a new series in which she looks to nature to discover how to choose plants that will flourish not flounder. She starts with woodland plants which thrive in shady spots under a tree, against a north facing wall or hedge.

With the Gardeners' Question Time gardening weather forecast.

Plant of the Week: Erica x darleyensis 'Archie Graham'.

In the chair, Gill Pyrah.

Eric Robson chairs the popular horticultural forum. Chris Beardshaw, Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank answer questions posed by gardeners in Somerset.

A special New Year edition of the programme from Strasbourg where John Cushnie, Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank are guests of the Council of Europe. Also some of Britain's best known and influential gardeners predict gardening trends for 2006, there's criticism and defence of the television coverage of the Chelsea Flower Show and Roy Lancaster discovers the real Alan Titchmarsh in a New Year interview.

With the Gardeners' Question Time gardening weather forecast.

In the chair, Gill Pyrah.

A special New Year edition of the programme from Strasbourg where John Cushnie, Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank are guests of the Council of Europe. Also some of Britain's best known and influential gardeners predict gardening trends for 2006, there's criticism and defence of the television coverage of the Chelsea Flower Show and Roy Lancaster discovers the real Alan Titchmarsh in a fascinating New Year interview.

With the Gardeners' Question Time gardening weather forecast.

In the chair, Gill Pyrah.

John Cushnie, Bob Flowerdew and Pippa Greenwood answer some of the questions posed by members of Thursley Horticultural Society, near Godalming in Surrey.

In the chair is Gill Pyrah.

Includes the Gardener's Question Time gardening weather forecast.

John Cushnie, Bob Flowerdew and Carol Klein answer questions posed by Camden Allotment Gardeners. Roy Lancaster talks to the author of the best-selling Tulip book, Anna Pavord.

John Cushnie, Bob Flowerdew and Carol Klein answer questions posed by Camden Allotment Gardeners. Roy Lancaster talks to the author of the best-selling Tulip book Anna Pavord.

Chris Beardshaw, Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank answer some of the questions posed by members of the Purton and District Gardeners Guild.

Also, Roy Lancaster is in conversation with Great Dixter's Fergus Garrett.

Includes the Gardeners' Question Time gardening weather forecast.

Chris Beardshaw, Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank answer some of the questions posed by members of the Purton and District Gardeners' Guild.

Also, Roy Lancaster is in conversation with Great Dixter's Fergus Garrett.

Includes the Gardeners' Question Time gardening weather forecast.

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Gill Pyrah chairs the popular horticultural forum. Pippa Greenwood, Bob Flowerdew and John Cushnie answer questions posed by members of the Wittersham Horticultural Society.

Includes the Gardeners' Question Time gardening weather forecast.