Question Time today comes from the picturesque
English village of Floribunda-by-the-water. This
tranquil hamlet has changed little in the past
one hundred years except, of course, for
the arrival of modern services such as
electricity and, most recently, fibre-optic
Our first question
comes from Mrs Iris Rose.
I had intended to ask the panel about managing
aphids on plum trees, but I looked it up on the
Internet and, Im afraid, I fully understand
the solution now.
Mrs Rose. Well, lets move on, then, to Mr
bit embarrassing really. I was going to ask about
how to avoid multiple roots in carrots and
parsnips but, like Iris, I googled it, and I now
know just what to do.
nevertheless, its good to hear that your
problem is solved, Mr Sage.
panel can therefore consider Miss Holly Cedars
problem regarding the poor growth of her onions.
Im Holly Cedar.
I feel just awful.
desperately trying to wait until this
show was recorded, but my onions just werent
growing. Then I had a bit too much to drink one
night, my resolve weakened, and I discovered
online about the high fertilisation needs of
alliums. I hate myself for doing it as I dont
have a question for you now.
yourself, Miss Cedar, it could have happened to
Anyway, Im sure there must
be someone in the audience who has a question for
Everyone seems to be shaking
Are you all on the Internet?
Everyone is nodding their heads.
Well, in that case, this brings us to the
end of this weeks BBC Gardeners
Question Time. Listeners can now enjoy an
unscheduled twenty-five minutes of light
Next weeks BBC Gardeners
Question time comes from the Northern Shetland
Islands where we gather there is not yet a bloody