Waddesdon Manor is near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, it is an delightful building and wonderful garden built in the style of a 16th century French chateau. It is managed by the charitable trust the Rothschild Foundation on behalf of the National Trust. Ken Crowther spoke to the assistant head gardener Richard Ernst who gave him a tour of the property.
There have been several similar enquiries to the postbag about plants which listeners are not sure if they are houseplants or garden plants, and if you can be moved inside or out. The World Radio Gardening team offer their tips and advice. If you have a gardening question email firstname.lastname@example.org
Christmas is a time of tradition. One bone of contention in many households is when do you put up your Christmas decorations? For Adam Pasco and his family the 1st December is when the decorations go up. There are plenty of plants in the garden that can be used to decorate the home.
Garden designer Jason Lock believes that if you want to get the most out of your garden, design is the way forward. Working with a garden designer can save costly mistakes as Jason Lock from the award winning East Anglian garden designer firm Deakin Lock told Ken Crowther.
As summer approaches it is the time to think about growing fruit. Keen fruit grower Lucy Chamberlain shared her tips and advice with Ken Crowther on how to get the best results when growing fruit in your garden.