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ELECTRICITY IN YOUR GARDEN


Gardener and Broadcaster Roy Hay describes how he transformed cottage garden. Good shots of house followed by details of making heated frames building heated greenhouse. Planting seeds seedlings gathering vegetables. Finishes with shots of garden.

Year of Production: 1955

Color or Black and White?: Colour

Running Time: 21 mins 03 secs

Shot List

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MS Entrance with roses and border Steps leading to door Interior black & white beams CU books on shelves General views of garden Man carrying trug. Interior nd large garden shed: tools netting etc. Turfing iron dibbo wooden spade Steel spade/plastic hose/mower (electric) - edger Flag hook(scythe)/ electric cutter CU diary Man bending - planting peas - man loading stones in barrow Electric hoe turning soil Long grass cutter - hand mower with electric motor Electric hedge trimmer - used by woman Man planting annual plants Man warming at wall heater Garden frames Woman sewing seeds - cloches Laying galvanised wire in soil Man and little girl raking - hens in background Girl helping man lay bricks/cinder blocks Hands fixing electric wires Hands putting cuttings in frames Putting up wooden frames for greenhouse - geese in foreground Diagram - plan of greenhouse Man inspecting greenhouse - fitting electric wires etc Hands trimming roots - planting in frames Girl peering through snowy window Women in snow - men inspecting frames in snow Man sprinkling seed - firming soil - marking soil Woman carrying box of seedlings. Men planting lettuce seedlings Man and woman with boxes of seedlings Man and woman picking lettuce Man and woman moving boxes CU tulips/small stream/pink blossom Greenhouse full of flowers - man watering with can Man picking tomatoes CU ventilation fan Woman with electric mower - edge trimmer Exterior shed - with weather cock Man walking through walled garden Pan shot summer garden Pan shot vegetable