Here you will find an Archive of factsheets from the previous series.

Previously, we have produced a series of weekly factsheets that follow each new programme. Every factsheet adds extra layers of information to the content of the programme itself. It’s a growing thing.


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What’s in it:

  • Month by month guide to get you through the winter

  • Healthy Living recipes for each month

What’s in it:

  • Pond Terrace - plants for autumn

  • Vegetables to overwinter - garlic and onions
  • Problem Corner - Ann Ritchie, Dunfermline
  • New bed for the Garden for Life
  • New Trends Garden - winter containers
  • Through the Garden Gate - Sutton Seeds, Devon
  • Sowing Sorbus seeds

What’s in it:

  • Calendar Border revamp

  • Trials review - Zinnias, dwarf bulbs
  • Problem Corner - Lesley Jenkins, Lanark
  • New Trends Garden - soil analysis
  • Fruit tree grafting re-visit
  • Through the Garden Gate - Britain in Bloom, Alness

What’s in it:

  • Community Garden - Bridgend and Port Charlotte

What’s in it:

  • Dahlias

  • June Garden - Peony wilt
  • Community Garden Re-visit - Wing Hong Chinese Elderly Centre, Glasgow and Cornton Vale Woman's Prison
  • Pests and Diseases - red spider mite
  • Planting bulbs - size does matter
  • Through the Garden Gate - Catherine Erskine, Cambo Estate, Fife - late summer colour

What’s in it:

  • Container Gardening - harvesting vegetables and late season crops

  • Strawberries
  • Problem Corner - Ian and May Bowie, North Berwick - rabbit proof garden
  • Lawns - dealing with a hot, dry summer
  • Containers for autumn colour
  • Through the Garden Gate - Dr Alistair Marshal, Eaglesham

What’s in it:

  • Driveway Garden - hot border

  • Community Garden - St. John's School

What’s in it:

  • Carrot trial

  • Pruning hedges
  • Problem Corner - Jane and Bob Slater, Aberdeen
  • New Trends Garden
  • Silver Garden - snails in the pond
  • Through the Garden Gate - Doreen Macdonald, Glasgow

What’s in it:

  • Vegetable garden - ground cover fabric

  • Potager - potatoes in bags
  • Problem Corner - Paula and Danny Carr, Edinburgh
  • Cut Flower Plot - arrangements
  • Garden Security
  • Through the Garden Gate - Good for Ewe, Poolewe

What’s in it:

  • Community Grden - Moss Wood, Rhynie, Aberdeenshire

What’s in it:

  • Perennial hanging baskets

  • Trials beds
  • Problem Corner - Ian Bosbery, Cruden Bay
  • Half hardy cuttings

What’s in it:

  • Prairie planting, clover lawn, rose garden

  • Food crops - tomatoes and cucumbers
  • Problem Corner - John McKay, Linlithgow
  • Fiona Bird from Stirrin' Stuff
  • Roses - using Sulphur
  • Through the Garden Gate - Diana Robertson, head gardener, Drum Castle - roses

What’s in it:

  • Cut flower plot - Delphiniums

  • Vegetable garden
  • Community Garden - East Ayrshire Carers Garden
  • Holiday preparation - watering options
  • Potager Garden

What’s in it:

  • Driveway Garden - improving front gardens

  • Container Gardening - vegetables in containers
  • Problem Corner - Diane Gordon, Edinburgh - pruning Wisteria
  • Lawn Maintenance
  • June Garden
  • Through the Garden Gate - Lady Juliet Edmonstone, Duntreath Castle water gardens, Blanefield

What’s in it:

  • Community Garden - Breadalbane Land Based Vocational Curriculum, Aberfeldy

What’s in it:

  • Wildflower turf and wildflower seeds

  • training fruit bushes - cordons, fans
  • Herbaceous trial - Verbascum, Hemerocallis, Crocosmia, Knifophia
  • Problem Corner - Sandra Mcbay, Clydebank
  • Plant associations to create texture and structure
  • training Sweet Pea, irrigation with seep hoses
  • Through the Garden Gate - Gardens of Bridge of Allan, Stirling - Murray and Sheila Airth, Garth and Sylvia Broomfield

What’s in it:

  • Cucumbers and tomatoes

  • Vegetable plot
  • Front gardens - greening up the driveway
  • Fruit House - pruning figs, training vines
  • June Garden
  • Through the Garden Gate - Billy Carruthers, Binny Plants

What’s in it:

  • bedding plants

  • organic gardening, comfrey
  • front gardens
  • hanging baskets and containers
  • hoes
  • Through the Garden Gate - Claire and Gordon Dennett, Lauder

What’s in it:

  • Gardening Scotland - there is no factsheet this week, but highlights of the show are listed in the factsheet.

What’s in it:

  • half hardy containers

  • pond - snails
  • Problem Corner - Elma Reid, Newtonmore
  • re-potting pond plants
  • Through the Garden Gate - Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie

What’s in it:

  • alpine trough - how to make your own

  • container gardening - vegetables
  • Problem Corner - Bill Morrison, Cupar - leatherjackets
  • Potager garden
  • greenhouse tomatoes - hydroponic system
  • Through the Garden Gate - Deborah Long, Bawsinch Nature Reserve - alien plants

What’s in it:

  • sowing a new lawn

  • staking herbaceous
  • Problem Corner - Susan Turner, Ochiltree
  • Tulips
  • wild flower lawn
  • Through the Garden Gate - Suntrap Gardens, Scottish Mational Bonsai Association
  • Compost hints

What’s in it:

  • Community Garden - Meigle, Perthshire

What’s in it:

  • Tulip trial

  • sweet peas
  • Problem Corner - Tony and Liz Treasure, Aberdeen
  • Bog Garden
  • pruning early flowering plants
  • potting on
  • Community Garden Re-visit - Forres and Arderseir

What’s in it:

  • successional planting, sowing cauliflower

  • planting asparagus
  • Problem Corner - Jilly Sutcliffer, Balmullo - apple trees
  • Cut Flower Plot
  • using ground fabric
  • Through the Garden Gate - Japanese Water Garden, Stobo

What’s in it:

  • trials update

  • taking cuttings
  • Problem Corner - Neil Craig, Kingwells - vine weevil
  • sowing in the Potager Garden
  • plugs vs. seeds
  • perennial hanging baskets
  • Through the Garden Gate - Burford House Gardens, Worcestershire - autumn flowering perennials

What’s in it:

  • winter review

  • deer damage
  • Problem Corner - Neil and Margaret Macarthur, Kilmacolm - shade
  • polytunnel vegetables
  • Potager Garden
  • Through the Garden Gate - Cambo Estate, Fife - Snowdrops
  • planting snowdrops in the green