Autumn Winds

  • Gardeners' World | London, Camberwell

    With autumn well under way, some plants in the garden need to be brought in under cover. Monty Don makes a start by insulating his greenhouse to provide a winter home for all sorts of tender plants and gives his tips and techniques for ensuring their survival until next year.
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  • Gardeners' World | Thorp Perrow Arboretum

    At Longmeadow Monty opens the programme admiring his still flowering Dahlias and, as October is the ideal time for planting shrubs, plants Magnolia stellata, Star magnolia in the Jewel Garden. Monty also observes that his Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum 'Mariesii', Japanese snowball is also still...

  • Gardeners' World | North Walney

    Monty opens the programme with the menu sequence and, now that we're truly in the throes of autumn, Monty turns his attention to collecting fallen leaves. Monty regards these as a free harvest and shows us different ways to make leaf mould. Leaf mould is different to compost. Compost is very ric...

  • Gardeners' World | Hestercombe Gardens

    For many gardeners, the beginning of September is the start of a new gardening season and, with this in mind, Monty recommends vegetables to sow now for winter cropping.

  • Gardeners' World - Giant Pumpkin

    Monty clears space in the border to make space for the wallflowers which he needs to plant now in order for them to flower next Spring. He clears out sunflowers and cosmos but leaves the salvia and phlox. Carol Klein visited the Picton family - Paul and wife Meriel and daughter Helen, in Malvern,...

  • Gardeners' World - Miscanthus Flowers

    As we slide into autumn, the hot garden is still looking really good but it is the miscanthus flowers that has really caught Monty's eye. These grasses show that they have flowers that hold their own with anything else around them. Carol Klein also visited RHS Rosemoor to get seasonal inspiration...

  • Banana

    As autumn gathers momentum, it's time to start putting the garden to bed for winter. Monty Don has some timely advice on what to do. Carol Klein meets a nurseryman in Herefordshire and together they indulge in the seasonal beauty of the Japanese maple. And there's the next instalment of Rachel de...

  • Wildflower Meadow

    As autumn gathers momentum, there's still plenty to do in the garden. Monty Don cuts back his wildflower meadow and, with an eye on some early season colour next year, makes a start on planting up his spring containers. Joe Swift learns the importance of allotment bee keeping when he visits an aw...

  • Foxtail Lilies

    As the last days of summer start to fade and autumn takes hold, it is time to start planning ahead for next year. At Longmeadow, Monty Don adds some foxtail lilies to his dry garden for a touch of drama in May and June. Carol Klein is in Kent visiting salvia expert William Dyson to find out where...