Dan Pearson's designs for Lowther Castle, secrets of great compost, celebrating the tastes of cooking apples

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October 2019

Internationally renowned, award-winning garden designer Dan Pearson talks to Chris about an exciting project to breathe new life into the gardens of a ruined castle high in the Cumbrian hills. Garden writer Melissa Mabbitt shares the down-to-earth secrets of making great compost, following a recent visit with RHS Garden Harlow Carr's 'Queen of Compost', Alison Mundie.

Finally, food writer Mark Diacono discusses the last in his 'Tastes to celebrate' series: cooking apples – sharing favourite varieties, great ways to use and store them and giving some cultivation advice too.

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