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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 

Gardeners’ World 

Streaming on BBC iPlayer and BBC Two, Fridays at 8pm   

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You can’t beat a classic. Gardeners’ World has been a telly staple for decades, and has new episodes every week on BBC Two at 9pm. 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.  


Full Bloom 

More4, Saturdays at 1:40pm 

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Love Great British Bake Off? Love flowers? Then this is the show for you...In this competition, some of America’s budding florists will compete in floral challenges to make some showstopping displays and impress the judges – Elizabeth Cronin, Maurice Harris and Simon Lycett. Who will win $100,000, and who will wilt under the pressure?  


Love Your Garden 

ITV, Tuesdays at 8pm 

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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.  


Great British Gardens with Carol Klein  

Streaming on My5 

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Join gardener Carol Klein as she travels around some of the UK’s most spectacular gardens, exploring their unique heritage, designs, and of course, their remarkable plants. Watch now on My5.  


Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 

Streaming on BBC iPlayer  

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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 

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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 

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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).   


Your Garden Made Perfect 

Streaming on BBC iPlayer 

your garden made perfect cast

 

Check out this all-new gardening show on BBC Two. In Your Garden Made Perfect, teams of designers use cutting edge technology to show the potential of your garden and the paradise it can be transformed into. Families will then choose the designer’s idea they like best to turn their garden into the beautiful escape they always dreamed of. If you’ve missed an episode, catch up with Your Garden Made Perfect on BBC iPlayer.  


Grow Your Own at Home with Alan Titchmarsh 

Streaming now on ITV Hub

grow your own at home with alan titchmarsh

 

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.  


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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