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Make Yourself at Home with House and Garden Programmes on Freeview

Posted July 19, 2018 - Blog Posts,News and Blog

There’s no place like home, and no place like Freeview for programmes that give pride of place to the home and garden.

RHS Flower Show: Tatton Park
Friday 20 July at  7pm

Flower shows can be wonderful sources of inspiration for home gardeners, and the RHS show at Tatton Park is blossoming with great ideas. In this programme, viewers can discover a variety of fruit and vegetables on display at the show, while home growers get a masterclass in pickling. All that, plus the award for the Best Show garden. Blooming marvellous!


Grand Designs

Friday 20 July at 7:55pm

If you’ve ever wanted to convert a Grade II-listed 16th century barn into a gigantic home, but don’t have a spare £650,000, then this is the show for you. This episode revisits a couple who have already done it, and the results are barntastic.


A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun
Home (Freeview Channel 25)
Saturday 21 July at 7pm

Rachel and Steven want to set up a little home-based business on the coast. A nice, modest ambition. Except, it’s on the coast of Costa Rica! Luckily, Sara Damergi has plenty of options for turning their £250,000 budget into the perfect B&B.Sara Damergi


Jamie’s 15 Minute Meals
Food Network (Freeview Channel 41)
Monday 23 July at 7pm and 7:30pm

Food, glorious food! Fish tagine and carrot
If you’re in the mood, Beef kofta and salad
You’ll find it so fast to make
Boil it, roast it or fry it
And it’ll taste just great
So, follow Jamie and try it!

Nadiya’s Family Favourites
Monday 23 July at 8pm

If you’ve had your fill of rotten poetry, but still have an appetite for fine food, Nadiya has some good ideas to satisfy your hunger. Tonight, she’s making a feast for family get-togethers, including beef burgers with bacon jam (which sounds intriguing) and back-to-front cheesecake (we’re not sure, but this might be cakecheese). Plus, Nadiya meets a man who has devoted his life to creating the perfect barbecue.


Love Your Garden
Tuesday 24 July at 8pm

Alan Titchmarsh returns with the garden makeover show. Tonight, he helps 90-year-old Betty transform her garden into a safe haven.


DIY SOS: The Big Build
Really (Freeview Channel 17)
Tuesday 24 July at 9pm

If you have a problem… if no one else can help… and if you can find them… maybe you can hire… The A-Team The DIY SOS team. This week, they’re in Duxford, Cambridgeshire, coming to the rescue of a couple who had to abandon work on their bungalow when their son became ill. With only nine days to finish the job, will this be the big build that finally defeats them?



Eat Well For Less?

Thursday 26 July at 8pm

Gregg Wallace and Chris Bavin understand how hard it can be for families to change longstanding bad eating habits. So in this show there’s less finger-wagging and more cheerful, practical tips on nutritional, tasty meals. And it’s amazing how much the families can save by swopping their normal foods for cheaper, healthier alternatives.

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