Tulips, growing garlic and Kilbroney Integrated

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In Gardeners' Corner this week an autumn walk at Mount Stewart reveals beautiful late autumn colour. Also in the programme a visit to a school garden and a memorial garden and practical tips on planting up tulips and garlic for spring. That's Gardeners' Corner with David Maxwell this Saturday morning just after the 9 o'clock news on BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Sounds.

The Chilterns

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Kathy Clugston and the panel are in the Chilterns. Matthew Biggs, Pippa Greenwood and Christine Walkden are answering the questions from the green-fingered audience. This week, the panellists tackle queries on battling the woolly aphid and tending the aerial roots of an orchid, and offer suggestions for what to plant in a greenhouse over the winter. Away from the questions, Matt Biggs visits the Roald Dahl museum to chat to Rachel White about some of the horticultural influences behind Dahl's stories. Producer: Hannah Newton Assistant Producer: Rosie Merotra A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4

Gardeners' Corner phone-in

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It's the Gardeners' Corner phone-in with David Maxwell this Saturday morning live from Studio 8. Joining David to answer your gardening problems are Neil Porteous and Ann Fitzsimons and lines are open on 03030 805555 and to text its 81771. Standard network charges apply. Join the team for lots of great gardening advice this Saturday morning just after the 9 o'clock news on BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Sounds.

Calne, Wiltshire

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Peter Gibbs and the panel are in Calne, Wiltshire. Chris Beardshaw, Matthew Wilson, and Anne Swithinbank are answering the horticultural questions. This week, the panellists discuss tree peonies, making workable soil in a new build and caring for a Clematis. They also debate the importance - or not - of tidiness in the garden. Away from the questions, James Wong goes to the Citrus Centre to meet Amanda and Chris Dennis. Producer: Dan Cocker Assistant Producer: Jemima Rathbone A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4

Time to bare all

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This week with BBC Radio Leeds’ Tim and Graham – The plant of the week is amaryllis or should we give it its full name? In the job of the week, Tim asks, have you trimmed your asparagus back yet? Graham brings us his top tip, which this week if to bare all! The very best advice from West Yorkshire’s gardening gurus; Tim Crowther and Graham Porter on BBC Radio Leeds, Sundays from 9 – 92.4FM

Gardeners' Corner roadshow with the Duneane Allotment Group in Toome

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This week the Gardeners' Corner Roadshow heads to the village of Toome, where members of the Duneane Allotment Group put their questions to gardening experts Jim Bradley and Cherry Townsend. Also in the programme, tips for the week ahead in Gardeners Corner with David Maxwell this Saturday morning just after the nine o'clock news on BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Sounds.

Bristol Botanic Gardens: Correspondence Edition

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Kathy Clugston and the team are in Bristol Botanic Gardens. Neil Porteus, Matthew Pottage and Anne Swithinbank are on hand to answer the questions from the GQT inbox. The panel answer questions on propagating a Chestnut tree, the best houseplants for a kitchen, and wildlife friendly plants to place between slabbing. The Head Gardener at Bristol Botanic Gardens, Nicholas Wray, also helps to answer the questions and takes the teamaround the best parts the gardens have to offer. A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4

Wildflower alley, Vista allotments and planting up an Autumn container

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In this week's Gardeners' Corner Averil Milligan joins David Maxwell in the studio armed with pots, plants and compost to plant up an autumn container. She will also be showing David how best to use fruit, flowers and berries from the garden to make great floral displays for the house. Also in the programme a secret place called Wildflower Alley near Queen's University and the allotmenteers at Vista allotments are still harvesting and working away on their plots. Gardeners' Corner Saturday mornings on BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Sounds.

Lincolnshire

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Kathy Clugston and the panel are in Lincolnshire. Matt Biggs, Pippa Greenwood and Matthew Wilson answer the audience's questions. This week the panel discuss how to keep tree ferns in good condition, the best way to compost weeds without propagating them, and give tips on how to grow a successful crop of melons. James Wong visits Matthew Pottage at home to have a snoop around his plant collection. Producer: Laurence Bassett Assistant Producer: Rosie Merotra A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4

Gardeners' Corner in the autumn garden

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In Gardeners' Corner this week, it's harvest time in the autumn garden, a visit to a city allotment shows gardeners reaping the rewards of spring and summer planting, Barbara Pilcher is busy in her seaside garden and reveals her herb of choice for October and also in the programme famous florist, Shane Connolly on how to inspire the younger generation. Gardeners' Corner with David Maxwell Saturdays on BBC Radio Ulster and on BBC Sounds.

Chesham

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Kathy Clugston is joined by Pippa Greenwood, Christine Walkden and Matt Biggs in Chesham. This week the panel come up with alternative planting competitions, give suggestions for colourful hanging baskets through the winter months, and identify a pear tree pest. They also offer advice for growing on chalky soil. Away from the questions, Pippa visits Nick Gilbert at Gilbert's Dahlia Nursery. Producer: Hannah Newton Assistant Producer: Rosie Merotra A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4

Gardeners' Corner roadshow with the Irish Fuchsia and Pelargonium Society

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This week it's the Gardeners' Corner roadshow with gardening experts Ann Fitzsimons and Averil Milligan taking questions from members of the Irish Fuchsia Society at Hillmount Garden Centre. Bees, bulbs and beech hedges are just some of the gardening subjects up for discussion and there's also a how to from Ann on taking fuchsia cuttings.

King's Cross Skip Garden

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Kathy Clugston and the panel are in London at the King's Cross Skip Garden. James Wong, Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank answer the audience's questions. This week, the panellists help a novice gardener with what to plant on her balcony, discuss how to improve clay soil, and consider what you can grow on a yacht. James Wong visits the Story Garden and discovers "the garden of a thousand hands". Jane Riddiford, the founding director of Global Generation, and Kiloran Benn O'Leary, the Story Garden Manager, show James around. Producer: Darby Dorras Assistant Producer: Jemima Rathbone A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4

Stuck up about your apples

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This week with BBC Radio Leeds’ Tim and Graham – The plants of the week are the fruits of our labours, the job of the week – are you stuck up about your apples, and Graham brings up his top tip, “cut em off, leave em in”. The very best advice from West Yorkshire’s gardening gurus; Tim Crowther and Graham Porter on BBC Radio Leeds, Sundays from 9 – 92.4FM

Highclere Castle: Correspondence Edition

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Peter Gibbs and the panel are at Highclere Castle for a correspondence edition of the show. Chris Beardshaw, Pippa Greenwood and Matt Biggs answer questions sent in by post, email and social media. This week, the panellists tackle questions on a mysterious Brussel Sprout killer, re-potting a large cactus, and an unusually colourful Wisteria. They also recommend climbing plants for a conservatory and discuss how to create a green driveway. In among the questions, the team wanders through the gardens of Highclere Castle with Lady Carnarvon and head gardener, Paul Barker. Producer: Darby Dorras Assistant Producer: Rosie Merotra A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4

Scratching and spiking

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This week with BBC Radio Leeds’ Tim and Graham – The plant of the week is autumn crocus and the job of the week is scratching and spiking. Graham brings us the week’s horticultural headlines and his top tip is treat them kind, they may last longer. The very best advice from West Yorkshire’s gardening gurus; Tim Crowther and Graham Porter on BBC Radio Leeds, Sundays from 9 – 92.4FM

Gardeners' Corner from Ballyrobert Cottage Garden

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As the seasons change David Maxwell seeks advice on Autumn planting from Gardeners' Corner expert Maurice Parkinson. They explore his impressive garden in Ballyrobert to see what's thriving in the late Summer sun. Also on the programme, a trip to Banbridge brings David to Herbie McCauley's home, where his incredible Chrysanthemums steal the show and Grace Loughrey shows David how to garden without a garden.

Green Synergy Lincoln

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Kathy Clugston and the panel are in Lincoln. Matt Biggs, Pippa Greenwood and Matthew Wilson answer the audience's questions. This week the panellists advise on toadstools in the lawn, growing seed garlic in pots and creating colour in a shady flowerbed. Away from the questions, Matthew Wilson meets the Green Synergy CEO, Mary Hollis and takes a look at the garden. Producer: Laurence Bassett Assistant Producer: Rosie Merotra A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4

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