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The Victorian Kitchen Garden overview

Set amongst the Berkshire countryside, The Victorian Kitchen Garden was a popular television series filmed over the course of a year (1986) in the walled gardens of Chilton Gardens in Leverton near Berkshire. Produced for BBC 2, the 13-part series was produced by Keith Sheather and …

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Is Aaron Hickman the new Joe Maiden?

When Joe Maiden died in September 2015 BBC Radio Leeds lost their best-loved gardening presenter. Joe appeared every Sunday morning for three hours with presenter Tim Crowther and the audience loved him. You could hear the twinkle in his voice as he recounted endless …

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The Victorian Kitchen Garden visit with Rickvanman

One of the underlying factors which encouraged me to take up gardening was the BBC series The Victorian Kitchen Garden; broadcast during the late 1980s. Recently I was close to where the series was filmed so myself and Rick ( headed off to see …

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