Monty Don visits some of the most famous and interesting gardens in America.

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Monty Don's American Gardens episode 3

Monty Don’s American Gardens episode 3

Monty Don's American Gardens episode 3: In this final programme, Monty explores the extraordinary scenery of the west coast of America.     He begins his journey in Arizona, where he learns about cacti and marvels at the sight of them in the desert and in private gardens, where they have replaced traditional plants and lawns. From there, Monty travels to Palm Springs, and visits famous gardens made for their owners, from film stars to big businessmen and politicians, all…

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Monty Don’s American Gardens episode 2

Monty Don's American Gardens episode 2: In the second episode, Monty goes south to explore gardens of early independent America and learns how the history of this part of the country is still very much evident in the places and people he meets. He visits the famous garden where President Thomas Jefferson, one of America’s founding fathers, enjoyed spending his time seeking out seeds and plants for his thousand-foot vegetable garden.   Fullscreen   What is an American garden? Is…

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Monty Don’s American Gardens episode 1

Monty Don's American Gardens episode 1: Monty Don travels across America to explore whether there is such thing as an American garden. Monty begins his journey in a prairie, the original American flowering wilderness.     What is an American garden? Is there such a thing and if so what does it look like? In this three-part series, Monty Don travels across this vast continent in search of answers. In this first programme, Monty travels from Missouri to Chicago and…

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