Articles: WRS

Dig It!  Giardina in Zurich (March 7 2016)

Dig It! Giardina in Zurich (March 7 2016)

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Hester takes a look at the largest indoor garden show in Switzerland - on from 16-20 March. There are show gardens large and small, lots of ideas for paving, furniture, decoration, as well as all s...

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McKay Interview: Kate Adie OBE (29 Feb 2016)

McKay Interview: Kate Adie OBE (29 Feb 2016)

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael McKay talks to Kate Adie OBE - former BBC foreign correspondent.

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Dig It! Pink Crispy Photinia (29 Feb 2016)

Dig It! Pink Crispy Photinia (29 Feb 2016)

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Hester continues spotting the best plants at the Salon du Végétale in Angers, with a fabulous new plant, with year round colour and interest, Photinia "Pink Crispy", perfect for pots, borders and h...

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Dig It: High tech indoor veggie growing (22 Feb 2016)

Dig It: High tech indoor veggie growing (22 Feb 2016)

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Fresh from the launch at the Salon du Végétale at Angers, the Jardinice indoor plant pot, equipped with hydroponic watering, LED lights and Bluetooth stereo is just the thing to revolutionise your ...

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Sue - very happy watch winner

Sue - very happy watch winner

Sue came into the studios last week to collect the top prize of a stylish Geneva made Pilo and Co ladies watch (it was actually her husband, Tony, who won - but generously chose the lady's watc...

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McKay Interview: Michael Moller (Feb 15 2016)

McKay Interview: Michael Moller (Feb 15 2016)

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview, Michael speaks to the Director of the United Nations Office at Geneva - Michael Moller. Moller discusses the role of the UN and why the Geneva office is so important.

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Dig It! Small is Beautiful (Feb 13 2016)

Dig It! Small is Beautiful (Feb 13 2016)

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Small is definitely beautiful for these new accessories from the Marein company, miniature garden essentials like swings, barbecues and benches, all scaled down to tiny proportions, to make gardens...

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Dig It! Orchids (8 Feb 2016)

Dig It! Orchids (8 Feb 2016)

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Orchids are among the most popular houseplants, Thomas Egger has some tips on keeping them in the best of health, and details of a specialist orchid show coming up in the City of Bern 18-21 Februar...

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Government figures confirm DAB+ listening is up - FM is down

Government figures confirm DAB+ listening is up - FM is down

A new report by the official government body overseeing the move from analogue to digital listening says FM use is falling and digital listening is on the rise. The DigiMig (Digital Migration) w...

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McKay Interview: Sir David Michels - hotelier (2 Feb 2016)

McKay Interview: Sir David Michels - hotelier (2 Feb 2016)

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On this week's McKay Interview, Michael speaks with Sir David Michels. Former deputy chairman of Marks and Spencer, Sir David now co-owns Michels & Taylor: an asset manager for 81 hotels acro...

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Dig It! Jobs (1 Feb 2016)

Dig It! Jobs (1 Feb 2016)

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Jobs for February in the garden with Tara Lissner, experienced gardener and Director of the Swiss Gardening School

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Dig It! Cold weather wear (Jan 25 2016)

Dig It! Cold weather wear (Jan 25 2016)

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Is the recent cold weather enough to kill off the bugs and diseases and some plants need cold weather. And colourful garden items to wear to keep warm.

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Dig It! Garden Photography (Jan 18 2016)

Dig It! Garden Photography (Jan 18 2016)

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This week's Dig It, recorded at the Ornaris show this week, with the ebullient photographer Nunu Mare, who specialises in landscapes and botanical subjects. Packed with colour and light, mostly tak...

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Dig It! Best Garden Magazines (Jan 4 2016)

Dig It! Best Garden Magazines (Jan 4 2016)

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This week Hester looks at what the best gardening magazines to read to make sure you get the best from your garden in 2016

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McKay Interview: Lord Mark Poltimore (4 Jan 2016)

McKay Interview: Lord Mark Poltimore (4 Jan 2016)

The McKay Interview

Lord Mark Poltimore is the Deputy Chairman of Sotheby’s Europe, a man with more than 30 years’ experience including many years with that other great auction house, Christie’s. He is a world author...

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Dig It! Xmas Gifts (14 Dec 2015)

Dig It! Xmas Gifts (14 Dec 2015)

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Great gift ideas for garden lovers

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Dig It! Pine Processionary Caterpillars (7 Dec 2015)

Dig It! Pine Processionary Caterpillars (7 Dec 2015)

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All about a new invention to help in the fight against pine processionary caterpillars - those hairy little caterpillars that cause havoc when they appear, for human and animals alike. It's called ...

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Dig It Miss Daisy 1 December 2015

Dig It Miss Daisy 1 December 2015

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Christmas present ideas for garden lovers

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Meet Katt Cullen...

Meet Katt Cullen...

Presenter of the Mid Morning Mix.

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Dig It! Layer Bulbs (23rd Nov 2015)

Dig It! Layer Bulbs (23rd Nov 2015)

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How to layer bulbs in a pot to get 6 months of colour for your terrace of balcony.

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McKay Interview: David Worlock (23rd Nov 2015)

McKay Interview: David Worlock (23rd Nov 2015)

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These days cyber security is a major worry for many of us. Michael McKay speaks to David Worlock. He is a former regional CEO of Thomson Reuters and Chairman of the UK’s Business Information Indust...

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McKay Interview: Dr James Gillies (7th Dec 2015)

McKay Interview: Dr James Gillies (7th Dec 2015)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay talks to Dr James Gillies - the director of communications at CERN, the particle physics laboratory in Geneva. He tries to explain the work CERN does to Michael, in very sim...

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Dig It! Skimmias (16th Nov 2015)

Dig It! Skimmias (16th Nov 2015)

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Dig It! all about those lovely evergreen flowering shrubs, called Skimmias, and a new dwarf range perfect for pots from Van Vliet New Plants

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