The Place for Plants in East Bergholt have been described like a Cornish garden in Suffolk, something that owner Rupert Eley finds flattering. He took Ken Crowther to the lower part of the garden to see for himself.
BBC 2’s The Big Allotment Challenge saw nine gardeners compete in a series of green fingered challenges to test their horticultural knowledge. Series two winner was Rob Smith from Sheffield. He told Ken Crowther how he fitted in the filming around his day job as airline cabin crew.
Family run company Grazers have been trialling their spray pest control formula in Australia and New Zealand with interesting results. Jonathan Tebb Rogers from the company spoke to Ken Crowther about how the product is being used to stop wild parrots eating almond crops.
Market gardener Andrew McTurk talks to Ken about spring and what crops are about to emerge at his farm in Brentwood, Essex. With spring on its way the first crop of the year – rhubarb is its move with picking starting in March.
February at Tiptree And Ken Finds Out About Some Of The Jam And Jelly Making.