Gardeners' World to tackle asparagus, lemon grass and propagation

Gardeners' World on 6 August on BBC2 will take to the road, with Toby Buckland and Carol Klein hearing about a community of gardeners in the Ribble Valley in Lancashire with some of the commonest garden problems.

Toby Buckland concentrates on the gardens and allotments in the village of Chatburn, tackling problems including a rampant clematis that's starting to block the light from one lady's window. he also finds an ingenious solution to the local butcher's balding lawn.

Klein is at Knowle Green advising on propagation and pruning. She meets cheese-maker Tilly Carefoot and helps her breathe new life into a plant damaged by this year's harsh winter.

Carol Klein also tackles a mock orange and displays propagation techniques.

Buckland meets Chatburn allotmenteers and looks at growing lemongrass. There'll also be tips on how to continue cropping into autumn and what to do with your asparagus plants in the first couple of years of growth.

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