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Top gardening shows on TV

For all you green thumbs and aspiring gardeners out there, get inspired with the best gardening shows on TV and on demand right now. Whether you’re a bona fide gardening pro or are itching to transform your balcony into a botanical oasis, we’ve got some great telly to get your creative juices flowing, so sit back and enjoy!

Gardeners’ World 
BBC Two, Fridays at 8pm 

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You can’t beat a classic. Gardeners’ World has been a telly staple for decades. Packed with advice from the experts, this iconic gardening show has plenty of great ideas, tips and reminders to help you get the most out of your garden, whether you fancy growing some veg or making it a wildlife paradise. Tune in on Fridays at 8pm on BBC Two.  

Gardening Together with Diarmuid Gavin 
BBC Two, weeknights at 6:30pm, starting Monday 24th August

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Join garden designer Diarmuid Gavin as he encourages everyone to get outside and get gardening. The Chelsea Flower Show pro is here to answer questions and give great, practical advice to help you get started or take your garden to the next level. From transforming a shabby terrace to helping a family create a beautiful memorial garden, you won’t want to miss this fab new show, starting on Monday 24th August on BBC Two at 6:30pm. Missed an episode? Head over to BBC iPlayer to catch up.  

Garden Rescue 
Together TV, every night at 8pm 

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Watch as the award-winning garden designers the Rich brothers and gardening expert Charlie Dimmock compete to design stunning gardens for lucky homeowners across the UK. They create designs based on the owners’ space and budget, and then it’s up to the homeowner to pick which one they like best and have their dream garden built for them. Watch it every night at 8pm on Together TV (Freesat channel 164).  

Big Dreams, Small Spaces 
Together TV, Tuesday to Sunday at 9pm 

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Join the renowned Gardener’s World presenter Monty Don as he proves that you don’t need a big garden to create a beautiful outdoor retreat. Monty travels up and down the country to help amateur gardeners create their dream gardens, no matter what space they’re working with. Catch this great gardening show on Together TV at 9pm, right after Garden Rescue!  

Love Your English Country Garden 
ITV, Tuesday 1st September at 8pm

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Presented by Alan Titchmarsh, this brand new show explores Alan’s favourite garden designs and the twists which have been added to make them unique. Tune in from 8pm on Tuesday 1st September on ITV.  

Grow Your Own at Home with Alan Titchmarsh 
Available on ITV Hub 

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Gardens are for more than just flowers – if you know what you’re doing, you can grow your next meal in your back yard too! Join Alan Titchmarsh as he shows us how to grow our own fruit and veg with this week-by-week guide, available to watch now on ITV Hub.  

Britain’s Greatest Gardens: Season by Season 
5Select, Saturdays at 2:35pm 

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Follow Carol Klein as she explores some of Britain’s more revered and treasured gardens. From historic homes like Great Dixter to more stunning heritage gardens across the UK. Watch on Saturdays at 2:35pm on 5Select, or catch up on My5.  

The Instant Gardener 
Available on BBC iPlayer 

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For more gorgeous garden transformations, you’ll love The Instant Gardener. Presented by garden designer Danny Clarke and Helen Skelton, the team brings neglected gardens back to life in surprising new ways. Watch The Instant Gardener now on BBC iPlayer.  

The Edible Garden 
Available on BBC iPlayer 

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Why bother with the supermarket when you can grow your own herbs, spices, veg and fruit in your own back garden? Join Alys Fowler on her journey to swap shop-bought fruit and veg for her own home-grown produce. Watch it now on BBC iPlayer and start creating your own fresh, organic produce aisle.  

The Big Flower Fight 
Available on Netflix 

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It’s like The Great British Bake Off, but for gardeners...watch as 10 pairs of florists, sculptors and garden designers face off to see who can create the biggest, boldest and most showstopping garden sculptures for a chance to display their work at London's Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Presented by hilarious comedians Vic Reeves and Natasia Demetriou, we guarantee you’ll be amazed and amused by this fab new show. Connect your Netflix account to your Freesat box to start watching.  

Whether you want to hear about the latest drama or love a good history documentary, we’ve got loads of great free telly for you to choose from. Head to our Showcase to find out or top picks, and don’t forget to sign up to our newsletter to hear the latest telly scoops.