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Amateur Gardener: Episode 7

Sean lifts the potatoes for Christmas Day dinner. During the summer Claire and Sean visits the BBC Gardeners World exhibition and talks to Carol Klein and the exhibitors including the youngest exhibitor, Emilio de Beer, and lupin expert Sarah Conibear. Plus, Greg the gardener gives us a tour of his …

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Amateur Gardener: Episode 5

Claire and Kris are very busy in the garden and on the allotment with flowers and vegetables. Jonathan makes a wild salad and we visit The Grow Your Own Show. 00:17 The Grow Your Own Show | 02:11 Pippa Greenwood | 03:12 Square Meter Gardening | 03:42 Seed City Museum …

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Amateur Gardener: Episode 4

Kris is busy in the greenhouse with tomatoes (05:57) and hanging baskets (18:09) while Jonathan looks around the Spring allotment site for something to eat (15:42). Claire pots on her pumpkin (05:12) and Sean meets Richard Reynolds (13:14), a Guerilla Gardener from London. Also includes an interview with Dr Ian …

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Amateur Gardener: Episode 3

Sean and Claire continue work on the allotment. We visit Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses (22:15) and launch the NGS Yellow Book (20:24). Allotmenteer Geoff give us a tour around his compost toilet (12:55). Includes James Wong, James Alexander-Sinclair and Joe Swift. Sean plants summer bulbs (11:05).

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Amateur Gardener: Episode 2

Sean harvests the first of the rhubarb and visits a new allotment site in Hampshire while Claire is in the greenhouse sowing the first fruit of the year. Jonathan gets frugal in the kitchen using the remains of last years harvest. Kris is busy sowing flowers and Geoff takes a …

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Amateur Gardener: Episode 1

We meet the gardeners and introduce the allotment before kicking off the season with the first sowings of vegetables and flowers. First shown on Sky television Sunday March 6, 2011. Sean visits an allotment site where the landlords may increase the yearly rent from £67 to £200/£400 and takes time …

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