The Gardener – Season 12
Presented by Tanya Visser, editor of The Gardener magazine, this practical gardening show will inspire you to get creative in your garden with easy-to-do projects that won’t cost the earth!
From containers and hanging baskets to choosing the correct plants for your garden and adding that bit of magic into your patch of the earth, Tanya has the know-how to get it just right.
Not forgetting maintenance, you’ll be able to pick up some useful tips on preparing & protecting the soil, getting rid of pests, achieving the perfect lawn and learn how you can recycle all your garden cuttings into rich compost and to put pack into the earth!
Episode 6 - Decorative Garden Frames
Covering the soil and keeping the nutrients locked is the key to having a healthy garden. Tanya discusses some practical ideas that you can try out to make sure you have a success garden. She then transforms a small rose garden with real bad soil into delightful space by using colourful groundcovers and mulch.
- In the DIY slot, Tanya and Garth make decorative garden frames that not make a perfect planting space but also help to make a garden wall appealing
- What can I do to make sure my roses are looking gorgeous and that I get loads of flowers?
Episode 5- Hanging Baskets
Hanging baskets are a great way to enhance your surroundings and are an easy way to garden. Tanya shows you just how easy it is to maintain them as well as discusses plants that will thrive in hanging baskets. She makes a unique concrete basket from scratch then shows you an ingenious way of hanging it up.
Episode 4 – Gardening in Deep Shade
Gardening under large trees, deep shade and damp soil is a frustration for most gardeners. Tanya gives you practical ideas on how to overcome this by planting shade friendly plants. She also creates a Thai inspired pathway to give access to the garden.
Episode 3 – Water Features
Tanya transforms a dull spot in the garden into something beautiful by installing an organically inspired water feature and then finishing off the garden with plants that will do well in deep shade
Episode 2 – Sun Garden
Gardens that are in the full sun are usually high maintenance as they require lots of watering and constant looking after. Tanya shows how to deal with such an area by choosing the correct plants.
- In the DIY slot, Tanya makes simple solar lights.
- How do I know if snails are eating my plants – Tanya shows what snails do
Episode 1 – Keep it contained
Tanya tackles container gardening, she shows plants that will do well in containers and then how to keep them looking good.
- In the DIY slot –Tanya show you how to make you very own unique pot
- Getting Rid of weeds – Tanya explains what to use