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Gardening Club

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A weekly date with Percy Thrower and his gardening friends.

This week he advises on: Inspecting apples and pears in store; bringing the earliest bulbs out to the light; pinching the tops out of schizanthus to encourage them to be bushy; making a compost heap with leaves and other garden refuse so plentiful at this time of the year.
His guest today is: R. E. Price who demonstrates the basic principles of constructing a rock garden and discusses ways of protecting tender alpine plants during the winter.
Produced by John Farrington in the BBC's Midland television studio

Contributors

Presenter: Percy Thrower
Guest: R. E. Price
Producer: John Farrington

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