Sunday May 31, 2020

Wisdom from the experts

Radio shows like Gardeners’ Question Time offer valuable information, but people need to listen, writes Ros Drinkwater

21st March, 2009

The best gardening program me I know is BBC Radio 4 ‘ s Gardener s’ Question Time. It’s informative and entertaining. No one I know combines wit and wisdom as well as John Cushnie from Co Down.

Perversity raised its head last week when a woman asked the panel for advice on how to grow acid-loving rhododendrons in neutral to alkaline soil.

She annoyed me ever so slightly because she referred to them...

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