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The Victorian Kitchen Garden: 8: July

on BBC Two England

A series of 13 films
Presented by Peter Thoday with Head Gardener Harry Dodson

The soft fruit is ready for picking. Peter visits Goostrey in Cheshire where the extraordinary Victorian tradition survives of pitting one gooseberry against another to find the heaviest. Harry feeds his plants with homemade liquid manure. And Peter tells the story of the Victorian craze for bedding plants.
BBC Bristol (R)
(Ceefax subtitles)

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Thoday
Head Gardener:
Harry Dodson
Producer:
Keith Sheather

BBC Two England

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