Fiona Armstrong reports on an effort to encourage youngsters to take up playing the pipes, to keep alive an important Scottish tradition. Emma Baker joins a class of schoolchildren on a day out to learn about life on the farm.
Emma Baker reports from a farmer's market in Dumfriesshire, as more and more farmers look for alternative ways to sell their produce. She visits a farm making Scottish Mozzarrella cheese, and also looks at a new tomato-growing business which concentrates on unusual varieties.
Sandy McCracken reports on how Highland Cattle are thriving in the south of Scotland, and rivalling more traditional breeds. And we take a look at geocaching - a high-tech game of hide and seek which uses the GPS in a mobile phone to lead you to hidden objects...
Hannah McNulty reports on the resurrection of a famous tartan in the Borders, once championed by a sporting legend. And it's the annual shearing day for a herd of alpacas on a Dumfries Farm - and not all of them are keen on getting a haircut...
Fiona Armstrong presents a special edition of Border Life from the vintage car show at Thirlestane Castle. Sandy McCracken reports on one of the star exhibits - a car that was mass-produced in Dumfries and Galloway in the 1920's.
Emma Baker looks at a new project to give the women of Eyemouth new skills - and new friends, while Sandy McCracken explores the origins of some strange and spooky place names on the Solway coastline.
Sandy McCracken looks at efforts to restore a Border Reiver tower and turn it into a museum. Emma Baker reports on a flower-growing business in the south of Scotland which is championing home-grown blooms.
Fiona Armstrong meets Professor Ted Cowan, one of Scotland's foremost historians. They talk about the role of the Scottish in world history, why William Wallace is still the country's number one hero, and whether Scottish culture is dying out under a weight of American movies and television.
Sandy McCracken investigates what may have been an ancient Pictish kingdom in Dumfries and Galloway. Emma Baker visits a garden dedicated to bees, and Fiona Armstrong joins dragon boat racers on Loch Ken.
Emma Baker meets one of the region's top chefs to learn about the pick of local ingredients this spring, including wild garlic and nettles. Sandy McCracken sees the work of two wicker artists, including the famous wicker man.