Good morning everyone,
The weather seems to be changing here in The Netherlands. Rather grey at the moment, and the forecast for tomorrow is horrible, with lots of rain and very strong winds, brrr.
Not much gardening on the web either at the moment, but I do have a new episode of Landträume. This time with gardens from Bretagne in France.
And the latest episode of Silence, ça Pousse! They are in French Guyana, visiting tropical gardens and discovering all sorts of plants and learning about the country and its customs and people.
Have a lovely day!
Really bad weather forecast for today here in The Netherlands, with gale-force winds, brrr. I hope the garden will survive.
Saturday again and that means Gardening Australia. This is what's in today's show.
Putting Weeds to Work: Costa shows how to turn invasive weeds into nutritious fertiliser for the garden.A Fruit Safari: Jane visits a gardener who has packed every corner of her garden with unusual edibles from around the world.New Plants on the Block: John profiles some new release plants.FAQs - Vegie Patches | Pawpaw from Seed | Pruning Fern Trees: Sophie explains how to pick the perfect spot for a new vegetable garden; Jerry answers a query about growing paw paws from grocery-store seed and Jane shows how to prune tree fernsPicking Potting Mix: Angus explains the different types of potting mix and shows how they can be customised for a wider range of uses.A Sweet Solution: Costa shares a natural remedy to deter chewing insects.Inspired by Colour: Tino explores an historic and beautiful garden in the middle of Hobart that's brimming with colour and interest.Love Your Lawn: Jerry explains how to keep lawns looking tip top in the subtropics.
Programme should be available online from around 12.00.
3SAT has a programme about roses.
Oklahoma Gardening has the following:
-Spider Identification with Andrine Shufran-A look at Columnar Apple Trees-Making Watercolor Bookmarks-How to make garden markers from silverware with former host Brenda Sanders.
And on this week’s episode of Mid-American Gardener host Dianne Noland and panelists Phil Nixon, Jennifer Nelson, PhD, and Kent Miles cover topics ranging from growing indigo kumquats to dividing daffodils to identifying large wasps.
Have a lovely Saturday!
Thank goodness that horrible gale is over. Lovely Sunny weather now, so ideal to clear up the mess left by the storm.
Very little on the web at the moment. Must be the holiday season.
I did find a new garden programme from a local TV station near Nantes in France though.Has been on YouTube for several weeks, but I had somehow managed to miss it.
Here are the links. Episode 1
And episode 3
Have a lovely day, whatever you're diong!
A grey, cold and windy day here in The Netherlands.
But I did manage to find a few nice garden programmes on the web to cheer me up.
RBB's Gartenzeit has item about Hydrangeas, Echinaceas and tomatoes, they visit a rose garden, and have garden tips.
MDR Garten is mainly about tomatoes. They also have bits about herbs and how to make alcoholic herbal drinks, and about decking.
And Jardins et Loisirs visited Nymans in West Sussex
Have a great day!
Still grey, cold, wet and windy here in The Netherlands. It's as if autumn has arrived already, ugh.
Here is what I found on the web today.
Last Friday's episode of Landträume has finally appeared on the web. This one is about gardens in the Lake District of the UK.
The featured gardens are Levens Hall, Muncaster Castle and a smaller one called Summerdale.
Querbeet is all about health and gardening.
German regional broadcaster WDR has a programme about the problems songbirds face at the moment.
Have a lovely day!
Computer is very slow today. I fear that the dreaded Windows 10 download may have started, shudder.
And still not many gardening programmes on the web.
Landträume visited gardens in the Seeland region of Denmark.
And this week's Master Gardening is mainly about flower arranging.
Have a great day, whatever you're doing!
The sun has finally appeared again here in The Netherlands.
Again only a few programmes on the web today.
Garden Time has the following items.
This week on the show, we get some tips on summer watering, we visit the 'Street of Dreams' to check out a showcase landscape, we take care of watering your plants when you are on vacation, we make a rustic fruit tart and see how they make Jacobsen sea salt.
And a short video clip about different types of tomatoes.
And finally a German programme which is all about traditional flower meadows.
Good morning everyone
Had almost finished this post when it suddenly disappeared into cyberspace.
But at least the sun is shining!
So here goes again.
Gartenträume visited gardens in the Smaland region of Sweden.
Next the latest episode of the Mid-American Gardener.
And a rather exotic video. I think it's from Colmbia!
Silence, ça Pousse ! is still in summer mode.
This time items about opuntias, plant care, and a visit to Le château de Mongenan.
I hope the sun is shining for you too, wherever you are.
Have a good day!
We had ground frost last night here in the Netherlands!!!! I dread to think what that may have done to my veggies.
Saturday again and that means Gardening Australia. Here is what's in today's show.
Growing Friends: Costa is at the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney to meet their volunteer propagation group, the Growing Friends, to see how they're working to raise valuable funds.Filling the Gap: Tino is in The Patch, planting a range of quick-growing vegetables to fill the gap between the last of the winter harvest and planting summer crops.Pruning Hydrangeas: Jane shows the best way to keep your hydrangeas in tip-top shape.Plant Profile - Green Birdflower: Josh profiles an attractive, unusual plant from northern Australia's arid regions.Know Your Colour: John explains how to use colour in the garden, giving tips on how to compose hot and cool-coloured plantings.Tip Top Tools: Costa shows how to maintain secateurs.The Shared Plot: Josh is in rural WA visiting a gardener whose patch is not only a source of great personal enjoyment, but inspires and helps others to learn as well. Backyard Breeding: Jerry shows how easy it is to have a go at creating your very own hybrid cultivars at home.
Programme should be available from around 12.00 here...
Grünzeug visits Andernach where hey have planted all sorts of fruits and veggies for people to harvest. They also vsit the insect-friendly garden on Mainau.
And the latest episode of Oklahoma Gardening has appeared. This time with the following items.
-Identification of the weed Kyllinga-Gardening Tips for August-Controlling Weeds in ground covers with former host Ray Campbell-Pruning Suckers and Water Sprouts with David Hillock
I also found another American garden programme called the Coastal Gardener. I think it's from North Carolina.
A gorgeous sunny morning here in The Netherlands, I hope it's the same wherever you are.
I've found some really nice garden programmes on the web.
The first one is an Austrian one about gardens in Cornwall and Devon. They visited
Heligan, Moyclare, Sutton Mead, Knowle Grange, and at the end a private garden in London.
Next a Swiss programme about cut flowers and arranging them into bouquets.
And Landträume visited gardens in the Madeira region of Portugal, with some gorgeous exotic plants.
Have a great Sunday!