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The Best Gardening TV Shows

Updated February 11, 2020 1.3k votes 803 voters 54.5k views22 items

List RulesShows near the top must be only the best Gardening TV series.

Looking for some home renovation tips? There are plenty of good garden television series that have you covered. British and Australian stations are especially known for putting out some great gardening content. From old gardening programs to new, this list has it all. It includes programs like Love Your Garden, Gardener's World, and Roots and Shoots.  

This list answers the questions, "What is the best gardening show of all time?" and "What are the greatest gardening shows?" Vote up the best TV gardeners below! 

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    Gardeners' World

    Alan Titchmarsh, Percy Thrower
    Gardeners' World is a long-running BBC Television programme about gardening, first broadcast in 1968 and still running as of 2015. Its first episode was presented by Ken Burras and came from Oxford...  more
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    Horticulturalist Monty Don works with amateur gardeners to help them create the garden of their dreams.

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    Love Your Garden

    Love Your Garden is a British lifestyle gardening programme that was first broadcast on ITV on 10 June 2011. The show is hosted by Alan Titchmarsh alongside co-presenters David Domoney, Katie...  more
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    Gardening by the Yard

    Gardening by the Yard is an American gardening show that airs weekly on HGTV and is hosted by master-gardener Paul James. It premiered in 1996. HGTV states that Gardening by the Yard is for people...  more
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    The Victory Garden

    The Victory Garden is an American public television program about gardening and other outdoor activities, produced by station WGBH in Boston, Massachusetts, and distributed by PBS. It is the oldest...  more
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    Ground Force

    Alan Titchmarsh, Charlie Dimmock
    Ground Force is a British garden makeover television series originally broadcast by the BBC between 1997 and 2005. The series was originally hosted by Alan Titchmarsh, Charlie Dimmock and Tommy Walsh...  more
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    Gardening Australia

    Peter Cundall
    Gardening Australia is an Australian lifestyle television program which suggests and promotes organic and environmentally friendly ways of gardening....  more
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    The City Gardener

    The City Gardener is a gardening television series, produced by Twofour and broadcast on Channel 4 in the UK and on HGTV in the US. The show is hosted by Matt James, who is billed as "a genuine,...  more
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    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home

    P. Allen Smith
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    The Beechgrove Garden

    The Beechgrove Garden is a television programme originally broadcast from 1978 on BBC Two Scotland and, since 10 April 2007, on BBC One Scotland. It is a gardening programme. The original plot of...  more
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    Costa's Garden Odyssey

    Costa's Garden Odyssey is an Australian television gardening program hosted by landscape architect Costa Georgiadis. Costa takes a holistic approach to gardening and horticulture, emphasising the...  more
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    Top Ground Gear Force

    Top Ground Gear Force is a one-off TV special, featuring the cast of BBC's Top Gear, which originally aired on BBC Two at 22:00 GMT on 14 March 2008 as part of Sport Relief 2008. It was repeated on...  more
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    Recreating Eden

    Lois Hole, Fariborz Sahba
    Recreating Eden is a Canadian lifestyle and gardening television documentary program. Its aim is to examine the physical, mental, and spiritual healing effects that gardens have on their keepers...  more
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    GardenSMART

    Garden Smart is a home and garden television series hosted by Eric Johnson and airing on the Public Broadcasting Service. The series debuted in 2001. Even though the show deals heavily with...  more
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    Gardening with Cisco

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    The A to Z of TV Gardening

    Carol Kirkwood
    A to Z of TV Gardening is a 2013 BBC TV show presented by Carol Kirkwood. It follows her as she takes an alphabetical journey through the world of gardening, getting inspiration and advice from some...  more
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    Curb Appeal is a half-hour TV series that has aired on HGTV in the United States from 2002 to the present, exploring how a house's outside "curb appeal" will be updated. Various hosts over the years,...  more
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    Vasili's Garden

    Vasili's Garden is an Australian television gardening program. Hosted by Vasili Kanidiadis, each episode of the show, which is unscripted, focuses on the plants and produce from home gardens in...  more
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    Roots and Shoots

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    The Prairie Yard and Garden

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    Yard Crashers

    Roger Craig Smith, Ahmed Hassan
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    Gardening for Kids with Madi (Nick Jr., 2006) is an Australian children's television series directed towards preschoolers. A young gardener named Madi (Madison de Sousa) encourages viewers to garden....  more