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There is no Next Episode of Gardeners' World planned.
Now that birds are no longer nesting in hedges, it is the time to get them looking trim and neat and Monty has plenty of tips on how to cut them so that they grow well.
Alan Power visits Croome Park in Worcestershire to discover more about one of the first great landscapes of Capability Brown, and we visit a couple in Gloucestershire whose ornamental grass garden was inspired by the Far East.
With the bank holiday ahead, there is plenty of opportunity to catch up with some essential jobs in the garden and Monty gives a masterclass on how to look after and prune soft fruit to ensure maximum production next year.
Frances Tophill is at RHS Rosemoor, where she is catching up on her vegetable trials which she started earlier in the year, and Alan Power visits Hestercombe Gardens in Somerset to find out more about the discovery of a long lost gladiolus, which was originally included in the planting plans of Gertrude Jekyll over 100 years ago.
Gardening magazine. Monty is at Longmeadow catching up with some seasonal jobs, and also gets out and about for an inspiring visit to the longest herbaceous border in the world. Adam Frost lays out plans for his new garden in Lincolnshire, while newcomer Flo Headlam visits a small city front garden in Liverpool to get underway with her mission to green up Britain's grey spaces. Nick Macer will be in Sheffield, exploring the ways in which Britain's climatic conditions can be exploited for growing some surprising plants, and Carol Klein is in Devon, getting to grips with some of the members of the extraordinary buttercup family, which include clematis and delphiniums.
Gardening magazine. In another full hour of gardening, Monty is at Longmeadow giving advice on how to deal with unruly roses, taking cuttings of herbs and planting a new tree. Carol Klein continues her series on plant families, exploring some of the most popular relations of the rose, and we pay a visit to an orchard in Worcestershire to find out how enthusiasts are caring for one of the rose family members - the plum. Nick Macer is in London visiting a town garden where two different microclimates offer very different planting opportunities. Adam Frost reveals his plans for his new garden, while Flo Headlam is in the heart of Bristol, transforming unpromising grey spaces into vibrant green. And Jane Moore meets a gardener in Torquay who has designed and planted his garden with thousands of plants which reflect areas of the world from Asia to the Mediterranean.
Gardening magazine. Monty adds some autumn flowering asters to his borders, as well as refreshing his strawberry beds with new stock. Carol Klein continues her series on plant families and this week, she takes a close look at one of the largest plant families in the world, the daisy family. Nick Macer is in Essex where he discovers a garden where cacti are grown to monstrous proportions due, in part, to its microclimate. Garden doctor Nick Bailey is in Berkshire, where he provides a remedy for a patch of dry shade in a small back garden, while Jane Moore visits two tiny gardens on the sunny and shady side of the same street in Bristol. And Adam Frost begins the first of his design projects in his new Lincolnshire garden.
Gardening magazine. Monty starts to tidy up the garden for autumn and reviews this year's display in the jewel garden. Carol Klein looks at the Apiaceae family, which includes not only stalwart and wildlife-friendly plants but also edible roots, and we pay a visit to a giant vegetable grower who is hoping to break the world record with his carrots. Adam Frost's designs begin taking shape when he starts to build raised beds for his contemporary kitchen garden, while Nick Bailey travels to a suburban garden in Windsor to tackle overgrown climbers and shrubs. Jane Moore discovers an exuberant garden and gardener whose small space is packed with plants, and Nick Macer discovers a garden in Ireland where the climate resembles an Atlantic rainforest.
Gardening magazine. Monty catches up with seasonal jobs at Longmeadow this week when he divides some perennials and plants alpines for spring colour. He also travels to Dublin to meet Helen Dillon to find out why she is planning to leave her world-famous garden after decades of honing it to perfection. In Scotland, Joe Swift begins his quest to find out why we should rekindle our love for rock gardens, while Frances Tophill perches precariously on a cliff in Cornwall as she joins a couple who have created a garden in extreme conditions. Adam Frost continues his progress on designing his garden in Lincolnshire and Flo Headlam transforms a shady and neglected front garden in London. And garden designer Mark Lane shares his passion for colour in his garden in Kent.
Gardening magazine. After months of nurturing the plants in his garden, Monty reaps a harvest of a different kind when he investigates how productive his bees have been at making honey. Joe Swift visits the world famous Chatsworth House in Derbyshire to explore the history of its monumental 19th-century rock garden and to see how a more contemporary version compliments the original design. Frances Tophill explores the challenges of gardening on the edge of a Scottish loch, while Flo Headlam is in Birmingham, transforming a city rooftop. Adam Frost continues with the transformation of his Lincolnshire garden, Alan Power spends a day with the head gardener at the Bishop's Palace in Wells, and Zephaniah Lindo is in Yorkshire, looking at research into how light can be manipulated to change the way plants grow.
Gardening magazine. There is a visitor at Longmeadow this week when Rachel de Thame lends Monty a hand as he refreshes his dry garden with plants that will thrive in tricky growing conditions. Monty also visits a national collection of vines to search out the best varieties for growing outdoors. Frances Tophill travels to the heart of Wales to meet a couple who have carved out a garden 1000 feet above sea level and Joe Swift visits Chelsea gold medal winner and stonemason Martin Cook to see how he uses contemporary rock sculpture within his Buckinghamshire garden. Garden doctor Nick Bailey offers intensive care to some neglected patio pots, while Adam Frost gets to work on renovating his rose pergola and laying paths in his kitchen garden. Alan Power visits Marks Hall arboretum in Essex, spending a day with the head gardener to find out what it takes to manage a landscape populated with trees.