Tom Kerridge’s Pork and feta burger with cucumber and olive salsa
To celebrate National Burger Month we’ve teamed up with the one and only Tom Kerridge to share his sensational burger recipe with you.
The recipe can use cucumbers, chillies, garlic, mint, shallots and spring onions from your veg patch.
And we've got top growing tips from Jim Buttress so you can even grow your own relish!
We’ve been browsing through the exhibitors in our Floral Marquee this year and realise that, not only do we have well over 100 places to shop for plants, but this year we have a far wider range than ever before, from Alpines to Zantedeschia and everything in between!
No matter what size garden you've got or what space you have to fill, you'll find the perfect plant right here in our Floral Marquee.
As we enter the eighth week of the TV programmes Golden Jubilee Plant nominations, we’re nearing the complete list. This week Alan Power puts forward the Acer, for its architectural foliage, colour and interest.
We'll share details of how to vote soon - and you see all ten Golden Jubilee Plants in our Changing Face of Gardening feature at the show!
Read on for Alan's reasons for nominating the Acer...
Nadiya Hussain’s Feta and Dill Savoury Muffins:
Herbs are unbeatable as a home grown ingredient. You need nothing more than a window to grow the freshest flavours for your dishes. Nadiya Hussain is famous for her winning baking skills and surprising ingredients from the veg patch! Here we’re excited to share Nadiya’s recipe for Feta and Dill Savoury Muffins.
Even enjoy a slice BBC2’s Gardeners’ World 50th birthday cake at the show - Nadiya’s Spiced Beetroot cake.
This early Bank Holiday weekend is the BEST weekend for gardeners – with an extra day there’s time to get really stuck in (or dug in?) be it seed sowing, herb dividing, hosta protecting, bedding deadheading or frost protecting.
And if it's got your imaginations going for what to do next, don’t despair - BBC Gardeners’ World Live is here to help!
Read on for ideas of where a great garden path might take you...
Mary Berry’s Goat’s Cheese and Shallot Tart:
There’s nothing like picking home-grown goodies and cooking up a wonderful meal. Mary Berry is known for her passion for gardens and her recipes are great for fresh ingredients from the veg patch, so we’re thrilled to share her recipe for Goat’s Cheese and Shallot Tart.
This flavoursome recipe will also benefit from a sprinkling of your home-grown parsley.
And here we are in week 7 of the Gardeners' World Golden Jubilee Plant nominations - it won't be long before we're asking you all to vote for your favourite!
But this week it's the turn of Flo Headlam and she, introduced by Monty Don, puts forward her case for Jasmine.
Read on to find out why it "should be in every garden"...
James Martin’s Tomato tarts with blowtorched salad:
When you’ve got tasty home-grown ingredients, the last thing you want to do is overcomplicate it. This is no secret to internationally renowned Chef and TV presenter James Martin and we’re pleased to share his recipe for taking your home-grown tomatoes to the next level of tastiness.
This tantalising recipe uses more ingredients from your plot too - salad leaves, onions and thyme.
With a change of direction from the dramatic nature of last week's nomination for the TV programme's Golden Jubilee Plant, Frances Tophill nominates the chilli - representing how our culinary tastes have developed and how our gardening has changed to accommodate.
Keep tuned for details of how to vote in May, and read on for the details of Frances' case for the chilli...
A green and luscious lawn is something we can all appreciate - which is why we're working with GreenThumb at this year's Show to offer all visitors the chance to meet their experienced lawn care advisors (stand E404) for quality advice and expert tips on how to get a beautiful lawn.
Read on for a selection of GreenThumb's most coveted lawncare advice...
Gardeners' World presenter Joe Swift took his turn this week to nominate his Golden Jubilee Plant, with a convincing argument for the majestic and stately grass Stipa Gigantea.
There are still five more nominations to go - keep your ear to the ground and sign up to our newsletter for details of how to vote in May.
But read on to hear how Joe describes his Golden Jubilee Plant...
07-Apr-2017Gardening spans generations, bringing them together. Fact. It’s fantastic to see children take the journey from making mud pies to exploring plants and nature and ultimately learning skills to grow and the satisfaction of success. Never has generational gardening been more pertinent than this, the year we celebrate 50 years of the BBC TV programme, Gardeners’ World. Many of us that grew up with it are now encouraging children and grandchildren to get growing.