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A panel of horticultural experts answer gardening questions from a live audience. Recorded in a different location each week

Gardeners' Question Time BBC

    • Leisure
    • 4.7 • 166 Ratings

A panel of horticultural experts answer gardening questions from a live audience. Recorded in a different location each week

    GQT at Home: Insipid Leeks and Pest Control Techniques

    GQT at Home: Insipid Leeks and Pest Control Techniques

    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

    • 41 min
    GQT at Home: Fish Tank Flowers and Gardening After Hours

    GQT at Home: Fish Tank Flowers and Gardening After Hours

    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

    • 42 min
    GQT at Home: Fertilised Vines and Garden Crimes

    GQT at Home: Fertilised Vines and Garden Crimes

    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

    • 42 min
    GQT at Home: Tasty Tomatoes and Anarchic Aloes

    GQT at Home: Tasty Tomatoes and Anarchic Aloes

    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

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
166 Ratings

166 Ratings

100flowerzzz ,

Such great company

This podcast is such a wonderful addition to my listening library. Can’t say enough good things about it. Upbeat, funny and informative. Bravo!

Heatherdavids ,

Learned so much from this podcast

A friend who knows more about gardening than I do told me she learned a lot from this podcast and now so have I. It keeps me company outside as I garden.

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Gardeners’ must!

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