Gardeners’ Question Time comes to Newcastleton

NEWCASTLETON is to host Radio 4’s popular Gardeners’ Question Time next week.

The programme will be recorded in the village hall from 5.30pm on Tuesday when Eric Robson and his panel of experts tackle questions put to them by local gardening enthusiasts. Among the panellists will be Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank.

The event is being hosted by Newcastleton Floral Group. Tickets can be purchased and collected from Holm Hardware, Newcastleton (phone: 01387 375257, email:

The programme, which attracts more than two million listeners a week, has answered more than 30,000 questions since its inception in 1947.