Beechgrove Garden

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Beechgrove Garden

Post by Paul D » Fri May 17, 2019 8:30 pm

We had Carole Baxter and the Beechgrove Garden film team here last week, filming the collection for the programme. It is due to be broadcast on 23rd May at 8 p.m., on the new BBC Scotland channel, and then repeated on BBC2 the following Sunday at 9 a.m. I gave BCSS a good plug so I hope it results in a few more members!
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Re: Beechgrove Garden

Post by juster » Fri May 17, 2019 10:33 pm

Thanks for letting us know Paul, I've noted down the date and time for us in the south and will record it.
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Re: Beechgrove Garden

Post by el48tel » Sat May 18, 2019 8:11 am

Yup ... likewise.
Continuing a journey of discovery as I grow cactus seeds and offsets, and discover all kinds of wonderful plants in Cactus Nurseries. Just love Echinopsis, Lithops, Aeoniums and Gymnocalycium .... and....and .... now discovering Rebutia (thought I'd never bother having lost one a winter ago) and Sulcorebutia and Aylostera .... from where did those Echinocereus plants arrive?
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Re: Beechgrove Garden

Post by Chez2 » Sat May 18, 2019 11:00 am

Thanks for letting us know. We us usually record Beechgrove so I had better check it is set to record. I may tweet it out.
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Re: Beechgrove Garden

Post by Herts Mike » Mon May 20, 2019 12:01 pm

Beechgrove Garden is such an excellent programme. I shall be watching next Sunday morning.
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Re: Beechgrove Garden

Post by Terry S. » Tue May 21, 2019 9:41 am

A much superior programme to "Gardeners' World" and it is a shame that the BBC essentially hides it away in their schedules.
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Re: Beechgrove Garden

Post by Tony R » Tue May 21, 2019 10:16 am

Terry S. wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 9:41 am
A much superior programme to "Gardeners' World" and it is a shame that the BBC essentially hides it away in their schedules.
I just set it to 'Record Series' on my FreeSat+ box then I can watch at a time to suit me at my leisure and don't miss it!
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Re: Beechgrove Garden

Post by Jim_Mercer » Tue May 21, 2019 12:04 pm

Tony R wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 10:16 am
Terry S. wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 9:41 am
A much superior programme to "Gardeners' World" and it is a shame that the BBC essentially hides it away in their schedules.
I just set it to 'Record Series' on my FreeSat+ box then I can watch at a time to suit me at my leisure and don't miss it!
I can get the BBC Scotland channel on my Virgin Media box so like Tony I have a series link setup to record it in case I forget Thursday night (or the BBC2 repeat Sunday morning)
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Re: Beechgrove Garden

Post by Chez2 » Tue May 21, 2019 1:08 pm

Jim_Mercer wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 12:04 pm
Tony R wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 10:16 am
Terry S. wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 9:41 am
A much superior programme to "Gardeners' World" and it is a shame that the BBC essentially hides it away in their schedules.
I just set it to 'Record Series' on my FreeSat+ box then I can watch at a time to suit me at my leisure and don't miss it!
I can get the BBC Scotland channel on my Virgin Media box so like Tony I have a series link setup to record it in case I forget Thursday night (or the BBC2 repeat Sunday morning)
You can watch it on your TV or computer on BBC iplayer. You need to log in but its free if you have a TV licence as far as I am aware. I haven't used it myself so can't be 100% sure. People keep telling me about it so I did a search for it.
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Re: Beechgrove Garden

Post by Jim_Mercer » Tue May 21, 2019 1:33 pm

It is in iPlayer - you are supposed to have a TV licence but there are no checks, only problem is that the programme may only be available to view online for a short time and if you download it it can also have a limited life.
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Edit

Just realised I was looking at the special programme on the history of Beechgrove which the BBC had under The Beechgrove Garden, just searched for Beechgrove and it shows the weekly programme - looks like episode 1 is no longer available
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