Archive material filmed by the principal of Waterperry, a college near Oxford, shows how propagation techniques revolutionised strawberry growing in the 1960s, while two Jersey tomato growers, Peter Le Maistre and Stanley Payn, explain how their industry was transformed by the glasshouse.
First shown on BBC4
Toby shows which plants help extend the summer season as he introduces new varieties of bright daisies at Greenacre. He also visits the northernmost RHS garden, at Harlow Carr near Harrogate, to take a look at which flowers fare best in their borders and to find out how they get their more tender plants to survive the colder winters. Carol shows how to combine steely blue sea hollies within planting schemes at Glebe cottage, Alys harvests the first of this season's potatoes and Joe offers tips on how to put colours together as he finishes the garden.
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BBC Magazines: Gardeners' World, Â£3.50; Gardens Illustrated, Â£3.85
Modern technology comes to the rescue as the former Maestro contestant faces the huge task of preparing a written score for an orchestra of more than 60 musicians and a chorus of 120 singers. The programme reaches its climax as Goldie, having tested out his ideas with the orchestra and choir, attends the premiere of his composition with the BBC Concert Orchestra for the Family Prom at the Royal Albert Hall, conducted by Charles Hazlewood.
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