Tea-break tutorials with Alan Titchmarsh: episodes 17-19 – exclusively for subscribers
In this podcast series, which is free exclusively for subscribers, Alan Titchmarsh shares his no-nonsense solutions to common gardening problems.
Take a tea break and join Alan Titchmarsh in this podcast series, which is free exclusively for subscribers. Alan guides you through a host of subjects that both inspire and infuriate gardeners. From tackling pests organically, to growing the perfect tomatoes, and a whole lot more, Alan shares his no-nonsense advice in bite-sized episodes.
Subscribers can listen to this series for free, through our website, or the series will be available for a fee through Apple Premium Podcasts. Look forward to new episodes each Monday.
- Listen to episodes one-five, about taking cuttings, plants for shade, and growing herbs, potatoes, wisteria.
- Listen to episodes six-eight, about making compost, ripening tomatoes and tackling weeds.
- Listen to episodes nine-twelve, about sowing in autumn, reviving your lawn, growing sweet peas and choosing a tree.
- Listen to episodes thirteen-sixteen, about taking cuttings, winter pruning, planting shrubs and growing fruit.
Episode nineteen – how to grow onions
A superfood that's versatile to use and a kitchen essential, onions and shallots can be tricky to grow – so follow Alan's expert tips to ensure success, with when to start, how to grow them and his pick of varieties.
Episode eighteen – caring for house plants in winter
Winter can be hard on your houseplants, so follow Alan's no-fuss guide to keeping them looking good with just a few simple steps, from poinsettias and Christmas cactus to the nation's favourite moth orchids.
Episode seventeen – how to succeed with roses
Fill your garden with a sumptuous, scented display of rose blooms next summer with Alan’s essential guide to growing roses. Get help with choosing which kind of rose to buy, where to plant them and how to prepare the perfect soil. Alan has plenty of useful tips on looking after this iconic flower, and he’ll make sure you know exactly what to do should any problems arise.