The Horticultural Channel launches

At last something is happening in the world of gardening TV.
Tomorrow at 9 am sees the launch of The Horticultural, a new television micro-channel to be broadcast for the first time on Sky and Freesat.
Programmes can even be downloaded via iTunes. provides programmes for amateur gardeners and allotment holders throughout the UK. It offers practical advice on how to grow vegetables, fruit, herbs and flowers plus information on how to keep chickens and bees.

Filmed all over the UK the programmes offer an insight into the people and the places that make up the network of allotment sites throughout the country.

I really hope this new channel does well and is followed by more inspirational gardening TV programmes .The UK is  a nation of gardeners and yet our screens are just full of soaps and sport – time for TV companies to wake up and smell the roses I think – anyone else agree on this one?

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