Calling all green fingered Prestonians
BBC Radio 4 Gardeners’ Question Time is coming to you this weekend from Myerscough College, Preston.
The recording of the main show itself took place yesterday (13 January) in the college Lecture Theatre in front of horticulture students, staff and special guests. The programme will be broadcast later in the week on Friday 17 January and Sunday 19 January.
Eric Robson hosts the show from the agricultural College. Taking questions from an audience of horticultural students are highly respected horticulturalist Chris Beardshaw, plant pathologist and gardening expert Pippa Greenwood and esteemed plantswoman Christine Walkden.
Joining the panel will be special guests Matthew Pottage, manager of the RHS Garden Wisley and Jamie Butterworth, a BBC Young Gardener of The Year finalist.
As well as fresh ideas and inspiration, the Gardeners’ BBC’s Question Time offers solutions to most of your gardening problems. Packed full of practical advice and top gardening tips from a panel of expert gardeners, from vegetable growing to wildlife, new plants to dealing with garden pests.
Although a couple of miles to the north of Preston we know that may Prestonians study, work and regularly visit the college at Myerscough.
The 43 minute show will be broadcast at 3pm on Friday 17 January and 2pm on Sunday 19 January on BBC Radio 4.