10 best new ideas for your garden from BBC Gardeners World Live

10 best new ideas for your garden from BBC Gardeners World Live

Ideas to try in your garden at home from BBC Gardeners World Live. Click on ‘show more’ for designer and plant names, plus timestamps to your favourite tip.
00:00 Welcome
00:12 Woodland Fall garden designed by Anthony Nutley and Tom Wooldridge of Anthony Lionel Landscapes and built by TAW Garden Landscapes
00:20 From Hippocrates to Vaccines by Annette Yiannaki
00:30 Flower Power for the Bees by Nikki Hollier
00:39 Cosmos ‘Pink Popsocks’ from Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants
00:47 Echinacea ‘Pretty Parasols’ from Barnsdale Gardens: https://barnsdalegardens.co.uk/
01:18 Garden Envy by Kate Mason
01:23 Seed to Flower by Jayne Probyn and Sharon Boss
01:34 Jungle or tropical style gardens
02:09 Echinacea ‘Coral’ and ‘Adobe Orange’
02:30 The large dark leaf is Colocasia ‘Black Magic’
03:13 Indoor/outdoor plants
03:30 The mini palm tree style plant on the left is Begonia luxurians
04:04 The big plant in the centre is Tetrapanax
04:12 Meadow inspired borders
04:24 The Meadow Border by Tina Worboys
04:33 Garden tips and tours playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrZRLHPUbGmBzUZEPFQk-FPCR9e3KRgOS
05:09 Think about texture as well as colour
06:01 Nostalgic or rustic accessories
06:34 Make do and mend border by Andy Wright
06:45 Great Dixter inspired border by Victoria Legge
07:52 Add impact to your flower colour with outdoor cushions
08:17 The Power of Flowers is Everything by Lynn Cordall
09:29 Recycling and upcycling
10:12 On Your Bike by Hana Leonard and Armstrong Landscapes
11:06 Use vertical space – statement walls or fencing
11:11 Garden by Marshalls, specialists in paving blocks and concrete
11:30 Garden by Gunns & Roses
12:43 Plant ‘borders’ in pots
12:53 Border on a Budget by Kitty Chew
12:58 Dahlias in pots video with Claus Dalby: https://youtu.be/2XDuK8zl-lw
13:45 Mix paving and hard landscaping materials in a no-lawn garden
14:27 The Cornwall Staycation Garden by Kim Parish
14:34 Marshalls paving
14:38 The Association of Professional Landscapers Garden designed by Prof David Stevens
14:54 Beach inspired garden by Teasels Landscapes and Julianne Fernandez of Chasing Arcadia

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  1. Lula Johns on September 3, 2021 at 9:59 pm

    Thank you Alexandra, lovely to see new ideas.

  2. Pam D on September 3, 2021 at 10:00 pm

    Great ideas! Thanks

  3. Candace McGuire on September 3, 2021 at 10:01 pm

    What a great collection of inspirational gardens. Too many beautiful options to pick a favourite! Thanks.

  4. marilyn Coburn on September 3, 2021 at 10:04 pm

    This was a very inspiring video. I haven’t been to a garden show in years. Each garden was fabulous. Many design ideas. Thanks again.

  5. Eileen Mc on September 3, 2021 at 10:08 pm

    Loved that meadow inspired border. Great info as usual. The best in show garden was over-the-top chic. I have also been "shopping"my own stash of junque to use as planters and garden ornaments but will now think about what I have that can be used as fencing possibly. Better control the use of junque so it doesn’t turn into Junk though! Cheers!

  6. karla grant on September 3, 2021 at 10:09 pm

    You gave me an idea for how to use the used plastic lattice that’s been in our back yard forever … sigh. Thank you, Alexandra!

  7. Paul Naumann on September 3, 2021 at 10:10 pm

    What a great episode. I loved the meadow garden and the recycling one was fun! Dealing with drought here in California, I appreciate the use of hardscape and using plants to soften the edges. Such a great channel and I appreciate that you don’t focus on just one theme but remain open to so many ideas.

  8. Sue Percy on September 3, 2021 at 10:13 pm

    The best in show garden was stunning. If I had seen those purple chairs in a shop I would have thought oil but combined with the flowers and cushions- fabulous

  9. HGerda on September 3, 2021 at 10:16 pm

    Thank you for this lovely video. My husband is a cyclist, and I recycle as much as I can, tying together my stakes and trellises with inner tubes, using tires and wheels to stake plants, but this pergola… Wow. He needs to bring in more wheels, obviously!

  10. Sarah Marti on September 3, 2021 at 10:17 pm

    Such great info. Thank you!

  11. Karin Hayden on September 3, 2021 at 10:21 pm

    Great video Alexandra

  12. Ollve Branch on September 3, 2021 at 10:21 pm

    Hello. I too want to create the similar, “under bench planting, with rockery,” look, on the West-facing side of my square small/middle sized garden.
    Can you tell me some of the planting under the bench in the video, as well as offer any suggestions for perennials/texture year round interest that won’t just turn this side of my garden into a crazy overgrown mess?!
    BTW, I’m very much into sitting within my borders, rather than just looking at them.

  13. Yvonne Hall on September 3, 2021 at 10:22 pm

    Really enjoyed your videos. Good gardening suggest ions..short and packed with in formation ..There is always something to take from each video It also supports ideas I have and in doubt of…You are the best

  14. Charlotte Colloff-Hinde on September 3, 2021 at 10:22 pm

    Great episode! Some lovely and very accessible ideas picked up. Well done Alexsandra, a very enjoyable watch!

  15. Amy Jones on September 3, 2021 at 10:24 pm

    Enjoyed this video. Thanks

  16. Edith Clarke on September 3, 2021 at 10:25 pm

    Although I am in NY zone 6 I absolutely take the time to watch your videos. Very informative,. Thanks for sharing!!

  17. Andrelina on September 3, 2021 at 10:27 pm

    Hi everyone, does anyone know roughly when we should expect the first frost of autumn 2021 (Central Lancs)?

  18. Lesley Richards on September 3, 2021 at 10:27 pm

    I’d love to know where to buy that wooden curved bench that featured showing the purple cushions in the video intro.

  19. The Impatient Gardener on September 3, 2021 at 10:28 pm

    These are always my favorite of your videos, Alexandra. Thank you for always bringing us along to the shows and giving us these great run downs. Looks like it was a great show this year.

  20. Orchid Garden on September 3, 2021 at 10:28 pm

    What a delight this video is! My favorite is the nostalgic/rural garden❤️

  21. Vinayak Ravel on September 3, 2021 at 10:29 pm

    is this Christopher Walken in disguise?

  22. Juliana Cools on September 3, 2021 at 10:30 pm

    Thanks Alexandra, for sharing, for those of us who could not be there in person. Such a wonderful array of displays for inspiration. I especially like the twist of cottage and meadow garden plants.

  23. Bettina Schmid on September 3, 2021 at 10:31 pm

    Hi Alexandra, I love your videos! You speak so well and explains everything just right. Thank you!!

  24. Daniel Phillips on September 3, 2021 at 10:32 pm

    Hi Alexandra, great video – the jungle garden was lovely and I’m just starting to create my own jungle container garden at home (on a stone walk way alongside a raised lawn) and need flower ideas so this was really useful. In terms of suggestions for future videos, perhaps something on climbing plants? I’ve got some ugly fence and an ugly pebbledash garage wall in my garden and I’d love to make them beautiful with climbers but I’m a real novice and it’s hard to know where to start. For the fence I’d like to stick with the jungle theme as that is in the same area, but the garage wall is a bit out on it’s own between the jungle theme, lawn and wild area – so I could do anything with this. This is just a video idea, I’m not asking you to solve my very complicated gardening layout!

  25. SWsunsetseeker on September 3, 2021 at 10:32 pm

    Wonderful ideas! I’ll have to watch this again

  26. Jill Adcock on September 3, 2021 at 10:32 pm

    Thanks for sharing. I definitely got some inspiration-especially to put some small panels or fencing around wild annuals or even perennials. Brilliant design idea.

  27. Toni Camp on September 3, 2021 at 10:32 pm

    Love all the inspiration you give!

  28. Sue O on September 3, 2021 at 10:33 pm

    I really enjoyed this. So many great ideas. Thank you. Glad you told us England is zone 7 – 9. I have wondered about that. I live in the United States near Lake Erie in gardening zone 5.

  29. Carol Field on September 3, 2021 at 10:34 pm

    I don’t know how I found you but I learn so much from you. This was exceptional and gave me some great ideas. Thank you. I’m wanting to put a nice unique fence around my new and very small veggie/flower garden. Love some fence ideas. I love your "goodbye" so I say back to you "goodbye" and of course thank you ❣️

  30. jerry watts on September 3, 2021 at 10:37 pm

    Loved it. Lots of excellent ideas. Thanks!

  31. Ros Lauchland on September 3, 2021 at 10:42 pm

    The opposite of purple is yellow.

  32. Bangladesh vloger Mary on September 3, 2021 at 10:42 pm

    wow so wonderful Garden my dear friend ❤️❤️❤️

  33. Anita Hadley on September 3, 2021 at 10:44 pm

    I just loved the use of the water in the purple garden. It must be magical when the fire is lit. So many wonderful gardens, hard to choose a favorite. Thanks for the tour.

  34. K Linzey on September 3, 2021 at 10:45 pm


  35. Yanina Magali on September 3, 2021 at 10:48 pm

    Best video of the year! Thanks!

  36. Daisee Gray on September 3, 2021 at 10:49 pm

    Great inspiration as always.

  37. Mike Q on September 3, 2021 at 10:49 pm

    Great video as always, thank you Alexandra !

  38. hano0odato o on September 3, 2021 at 10:52 pm

    Love this informative video, question if I grow flower from seeds how to achieve the cluster that showcase in garden center or in a border? Thank you

  39. Vanessa Kennedy on September 3, 2021 at 10:53 pm

    I absolutely loved this video! You’re teaching ability is both educational and enjoyable. Thank you. I love that it was longer than your normal videos.

  40. Anna Steinbrecher on September 3, 2021 at 10:54 pm

    The opposite of purple on the colourwheel is yellow,not orange,that is opposite of blue and red of green…

  41. SWsunsetseeker on September 3, 2021 at 10:56 pm

    Love the Pink Gaura! Have 3 new ones here in challenging Santa Fe, NM. I bought seeds for white ones so I’ll have more out next year in my gardens. We love our flowering enclosed gardens here. I don’t see any Agastache ( Hyssops) in your videos. Beautiful group of cold hardy flowering perennials that are hummingbird magnets. Some smell great

  42. Christina Thompson on September 3, 2021 at 10:59 pm

    Thank you; you are great at noting new trends and also seeing through the ‘spin’ to the reasoning behind the gardens. I enjoy these videos so much. I live in Italy where there are very few shows and those that exist are not inspiring at all.