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Love Your Garden

  • Episode:

    1 of 12

  • Transmission (TX):

    Mon 22 Apr 2019

  • TX Confirmed


  • Time

    8.00pm - 8.30pm

  • Week:

    Week 17 2019 : Sat 20 Apr - Fri 26 Apr

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  • Published:

    Tue 09 Apr 2019


Episode 1


In the first of a series of cut-down episodes, Alan Titchmarsh and the team head to Manchester to turn a concrete patch of dismal cracked pavers and hard edges in to a beautiful classic cottage garden.


The transformation is for Salford born identical twins Rita and Betty Mills (87). The twins have lived together in Salford for all of their lives, and since surviving some of the worst WWII bombings this country has seen, as lifelong parishioners of Salford Cathedral, they have never wavered in devoting their lives to helping others.


It was their friends and family from the Cathedral that got in touch with the programme. They felt that when the sisters moved to their new bungalow for health reasons – the one thing they really deserved and desperately needed was an outdoor space on their doorstep – to match their own outgoing and sunny personalities.


Alan believes this was the worst gardens he’d ever seen in the series and therefore, couldn’t resist the challenge. He and the team share all the tips and tricks that will help you turn even the most modest of urban yards into a cottage style retreat.