In the first of three programmes, Pippa Greenwood discovers how green-fingered scientists are producing amazing crops.
Pippa Greenwood goes in search of the perfect plant.
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Pippa Greenwood visits the scientists who are discovering that Granny's tonics really do work.
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Pippa Greenwood looks at how to encourage the seeds that are wanted, but not the weeds.
Pippa Greenwood looks at the wildlife that helps plants grow.
Pippa Greenwood finds out about weaving weeds and discovers why, for dyers, grass is not green.
|03||01||It's A Jungle Out There||20021104|
Pippa Greenwood explores the horticultural science behind garden battles.
Pippa Greenwood communicates with plants - and finds they talk back.
Pippa Greenwood explores the horticultural science behind the colours in flower beds and borders.