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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 programmes 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!

TOP GARDENING PROGRAMMES ON TV 

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022 

BBC iPlayer and BBC Two, Sunday 22nd May – Saturday 28th May 

rhs chelsea flower show 2022

 

The famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show returns with more stunning and inspirational gardens on show, this year with a special tribute for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Monty Don, Joe Swift, Sophie Raworth, Angellica Bell and Nicki Chapman will present coverage of the spectacular event at various times on BBC Two along with other expert guests. Tune in for some serious gardening inspo from some of the best up-and-coming garden designers around. 


The Great Gardening Revolution, S2 

Channel 4, Saturdays at 8:15pm starting 21st May 

the great gardening revolution series 2 presenters

 

The Great Gardening Revolution returns for a second series as horticulturalist Errol Reuben Fernandes joins designer Joel Bird and craftsman Bruce Kenneth in their quest to help people around the country revolutionise their outdoor spaces.  


Marcus Wareing’s Tales from a Kitchen Garden 

BBC Two, starts Monday 23rd May at 7pm 

Marcus Wareing holding fresh ingredients

 

Combine gardening with cooking as chef Marcus Wareing travels across the country to explore traditional secrets about growing your own vegetables and rearing livestock for the freshest ingredients you can find. 


Spring Gardening with Carol Klein 

Channel 5, Thursdays at 7pm 

Carol Klein in a spring woodland

 

Join gardener Carol Klein as she celebrates Spring’s most beautiful flowers. From woodland wildflowers to blossoms and tiny flowering bulbs, find out how to choose the right flowers for your garden and how to plant and care for them to make your garden spring with life now Winter is over at last!


Love Your Garden 

ITV, Tuesdays at 8pm 

alan titchmarsh sat in a garden

 

Follow the one and only Alan Titchmarsh as he and his master team turn unloved patches into dream backyard escapes. From creating a natural wildlife retreat to putting in a pond, get some fantastic tips for how to transform your outdoor space and enjoy some seriously impressive garden makeovers.  


Gardeners’ World 

BBC Two, Fridays at 8pm

monty don gardeners world

 

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. Plus, tune in to this essential gardener’s TV on BBC iPlayer.  


Your Garden Made Perfect, S1 - S2 

Watch on BBC iPlayer

Angela Scanlan in your garden made perfect

 

In Your Garden Made Perfect, Angela Scanlan and teams of designers use cutting edge technology to show the true potential of your garden and the paradise it could be. Families will pick their favourite idea to turn their garden into the beautiful escape they’ve always dreamed of. Watch both seasons on BBC iPlayer.


Filthy Garden SOS 

Watch on My5

Diarmuid Gavin, Danny Clarke and Penny Lamb standing in rubble

 

Diarmuid Gavin, Danny Clarke and Penny Lamb team up to help spruce up some gardens and outdoor spaces in desperate need of a little TLC, transforming them into beautiful escapes to enjoy all year round. Stream Filthy Garden SOS now on My5. 


The Wild Gardener 

Streaming on BBC iPlayer   

Colin Stafford-Johnson in a garden

 

Gardens aren’t just for us to enjoy, they’re for a whole host of wildlife too! Join Colin Stafford-Johnson as he transforms the garden of his childhood home into a haven for British wildlife, from squirrels to bees, birds, hedgehogs and more. Tune in on BBC iPlayer to find out how to attract more natural wildlife to your outdoor spaces. 


Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 

Streaming on BBC iPlayer  

rhs hampton court palace garden festival

 

Joe Swift and Rachel De Thame explore everything this year’s Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival has to offer. From horticultural experts to showstopping floral displays, explore this year’s trendsetting garden designs and get some inspiration for your own garden project. Stream all three episodes now on BBC iPlayer.  


The Great Northern Garden Build 

Streaming on BBC iPlayer 

rhs bridgewater manchester

 

This exciting, 2-episode series follows the story of the RHS’s fifth showcase garden, RHS Bridgewater in Manchester, and how it’s been created from the ground up by a team of dedicated designers, engineers and gardeners. Watch how a large scale garden like this is built by streaming on BBC iPlayer.  


Garden Rescue

Together TV, every night at 8pm 

garden rescue

 

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). 


Around the World in 80 Gardens 

Streaming on BBC iPlayer 

around the world in 80 gardens monty don

 

Join Gardeners’ World presenter Monty Don as he travels around the globe to visit some of the most beautiful and remarkable gardens in the world. From Bangkok, Singapore and Bali all the way to Japan, Australia and Mexico, see the world one garden at a time. Stream Around the World in 80 Gardens now on BBC iPlayer.  


The Big Flower Fight 

Watch now on Netflix

the big flower fight netflix

 

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 TV Guide for what's on TV tonight, and don’t forget to sign up to our newsletter to hear the latest telly scoops.  


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