Season 1, Episode 4 – “The Potted Gardener”
On the eve of the village’s best kept garden contest many of the entrants’ gardens are sabotaged. Shortly afterwards James’ other half Mary, a keen contestant, is murdered, following a row between the couple. Since Mary’s garden was left virtually untouched Agatha initially suspects one of the other contestants, all of whom hated her, but switches her opinion upon meting Mary’s spoilt daughter and sole heir, Beth., being wrong on both counts. However a new lead is opened up on the discovery that Mary used to be a singer and music provides a clue to Agatha solving the murder – and for good measure she also identifies the garden vandals.
Over the course of the fun and vibrant series, Agatha will attempt to solve a number of mysteries in the Cotswolds, from the death of a local witch to the demise of a flirtatious young vet. The will-they-won’t-they relationship between Agatha and on-off love interest James will continue, meanwhile, as the pair pose as a married couple in order to solve a crime.