UKTV Gardens

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UKTV Gardens
UKTV Gardens.png
UKTV Gardens logo used from 2007 to 2009
Launched 23 February 2005
Closed 19 May 2009
Owned by UKTV
(BBC Worldwide/Virgin Media)
Picture format 16:9, 576i (SDTV)
Country United Kingdom
Formerly called UKTV Style Gardens (2005-2007)
Replaced by Really
Sister channel(s) Home
(at time of closure)
Sky Digital Channel 248
Virgin Media Channel 267

UKTV Gardens was a digital television channel broadcasting in the United Kingdom, part of the UKTV family of channels. As its name suggests, the channel focused entirely on gardening shows. When it originally launched, the channel was known as UKTV Style Gardens on 23 February 2005 and all the gardening content from UKTV Style was moved to the new channel. In early 2007 it adopted the more independent name UKTV Gardens.

It was available on Sky Digital and Virgin Media.

2009 closure and replacement[edit]

Really logo

As part of the UKTV rebrand, UKTV Style along with UKTV Gardens and UKTV Food were the third phase of the rebrand, with UKTV Style rebranded as Home on 30 April 2009 and UKTV Food as Good Food on 22 June 2009.,[1] and UKTV Gardens was closed down and was replaced with Really on 19 May 2009 with all the gardening programmes that were on this channel transferring to Home.[2] Before UKTV Gardens closed, it ran all 13 episodes of The Victorian Kitchen Garden, a fitting tribute to gardening.