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  • Beetroot and Mackerel Crescents

    23-Oct-2017 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live

    Recipe from the Veg Patch

    Nadiya Hussian's Beetroot and Mackerel Crescents

    As the GYO season comes to an end, you may just still be able to come across some local beetroot to give this recipe the homegrown depth of flavour that it deserves, as demonstrated by Nadiya Hussain back at the BBC Good Food Show Summer in June.

    This recipe will use beetroot, onion, garlic and dill from your veg patch.

  • Every space counts - small garden ideas

    13-Oct-2017 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live

    The Beautiful Borders at BBC Gardeners’ World Live are one of our favourite bits of the Show. They’re not the biggest or the flashiest, but they are full of passion, impact, creativity and, most importantly, they ooze inspiration!

    This blog will take you on a stroll through some of our favourite bits over the years, with ideas you can have a go at yourself.

    So, have you got a small garden or challenging area that you want to bring to life in 2018? Then read on...


  • A Garden Lover’s Diary – September

    26-Sep-2017 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live

    Welcome back everyone – what a lovely summer! However, I think we can kiss goodbye to any chance of an Indian summer and replace it with soggy September. Our recent weather makes me consider how we need to work with our changeable climate - be it surprisingly hot Aprils or shockingly wet Septembers.

    If you’re gardening in the rain this month, read on!

  • A Garden Lover’s Diary – August

    11-Aug-2017 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live

    Wow, August, here we are already. This is the moment when so many of us take off on our summer holidays, or these days so many of us stay put for our summer holidays!

    I’m going to be taking time off to explore some areas of the UK that I’ve not been to before - taking in inspirational gardens, parkland and the flora and fauna of the British Isles along the way.

    Have a great summer everyone!

  • Batty for bats in our gardens

    19-Jul-2017 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live & Bat Conservation Trust

    Bat Conservation Trust logoAt BBC Gardeners' World Live this year we were joined by the Bat Conservation Trust for their seventh consecutive year at the Show!

    Their Moonlight Garden, designed to give inspiration and tips for encouraging bats into our gardens, was awarded the prestigious 'Best Indoor Feature' Award. So we thought we'd delve into this subject a little more, with tips and advice you can continue to use at home...

  • Recipe from the Veg Patch

    18-Jul-2017 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live / Antonio Carluccio

    Antonio Carluccio's Fragole al limone (Strawberries with lemon juice)

    Strawberries are certainly a great British favourite for the veg patch, but how about trying something a bit more exotic this year?  With a bit of dedication, a fresh home grown tangy lemon can be yours!

    BBC Gardeners’ World Live resident expert Matt Biggs shares his growing tips, paired with this fantastic recipe from Antonio Carluccio, to get your tastebuds tingling!

  • A Garden Lover's Diary July

    14-Jul-2017 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live

    All that hard work in the veg patch is now paying off. Top chefs see the importance of home-grown ingredients and at the Show this year you may have seen superstars including Mary Berry, James Martin and Michel Roux Jr sharing inspiring recipes live on stage.

    I’ve selected some of my favourites, paired them with growing tips from our wealth of gardening experts and hope to keep you inspired to grow and cook your own, all year round.

  • Recipe from the Veg Patch

    06-Jul-2017 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live

    James Martin's Pea & watercress soup with croutons

    July is a pea-lovers dream as plants literally drip with pods, and replenish almost as fast as you can pick them. Try this recipe as demo'd by James Martin on stage and featured in your souvenir Show Guide

    As well as succulent peas, this recipe also uses shallots, garlic and parsley from your veg patch.


  • A Garden Lover's Diary June

    30-Jun-2017 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live

    The most eagerly anticipated four days in the Gardeners’ World calendar are over – but a legacy of inspiration lives on! Stay tuned on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter as we keep the ideas flowing.

    Read on for a recap of the Best In Show winners, some of our favourite moments, the chance to watch it on iPlayer and much more. 

    And save the date - next year's Show takes place 14 – 17 June 2018.

  • A week in the life of a Best in Show garden designer

    27-Jun-2017 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live & Claudia de Yong

    Wyevale Garden Centres logoThe Garden Journey is over, and what a journey it's been!

    We've been following Claudia de Yong as she's brought the Wyevale Garden Centres' Show Garden 'Romance in the Ruins' to life at BBC Gardeners' World Live... 

  • More garden inspiration in and around Birmingham

    23-Jun-2017 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live

    BBC Gardeners' World Live might be over for another year, but there's plenty more inspiration to be had in the region!

    Here's a pick of what we've found for you...from orchestral manoeuvres in a car park to a family day out at Barnsdale Gardens....

  • Garden Journey - Show opens tomorrow!

    14-Jun-2017 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live & Claudia de Yong

    Wyevale Garden Centres LogoToday is judgement day - in just hours, the Show Garden Assessors start their tour of the Show Gardens.

    With the finish line in site, we catch up one more time with Claudia de Yong, designer of the Wyevale Garden Centres 'Romance in the Ruins' Garden at BBC Gardeners' World Live.

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