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Beechgrove Garden 2018

Programme 2 

Thursday 26th April on BBC 2 Scotland at 19:00

Sunday 28th April on BBC 2 at 08:30

Jim and Carole celebrate Beechgrove's ruby anniversary in true Beechgrove style as it's tattie time. Both Jim and Carole are planting a range of ruby or red potatoes, and they also dig up an archive tattie tip from the late George Barron.

Brian is back in Beechgrove revisiting his alpine garden and reviews the winter damage, as well as doing a bit of weeding and feeding.

Last year Carole met almost-nonagenarian garden hero Sandy Inkster in his immaculate and award-winning Cults garden. Carole will visit Sandy several times throughout the 2018 series but this time meets him on his allotment on the south side of Aberdeen.

Chris is adding to the rose garden at Beechgrove. Roses and clematis are a classic combination but you do have to choose carefully, Chris explains, as they have to be able to be pruned at the same time.

 

 

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Programme 2 - Planting Ruby themed tatties

Brian and Jim are in the main vegetable plot planting this year’s first tatties. Staying with the Ruby theme, they are planting red varieties, though neither of them seems very sure what the outcome will be.