Read more about the article The Gardeners of Kabul
The Gardeners of Kabul

The Gardeners of Kabul

The Gardeners of Kabul: Five hundred years ago, the Emperor Babur laid out beautiful gardens in the city of Kabul, now the capital of Afghanistan. The lush, green spaces provided a peaceful retreat when he returned from battle. Over the centuries, the emperor's favourite garden was battered by war, but has now been lovingly restored to its former glory.     In this film, we meet the gardeners keeping the emperor's legacy alive and we're invited into the private gardens…

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Read more about the article Garden Secrets episode 4 – Pollinator Power
Garden Secrets episode 4 - Pollinator Power

Garden Secrets episode 4 – Pollinator Power

Garden Secrets episode 4 - Pollinator Power: Smithsonian's gardening specialists help home gardeners like you create pollinator-friendly habitats. How can you turn your backyard into an urban oasis for pollinators?     If you think managing your garden is hard, try handling three thousand floral species in one tiny area. Join the horticulture experts of the Smithsonian Gardens as they design everything from tight, formal displays to English cottage gardens, and learn how their design secrets can make your own…

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Read more about the article Garden Secrets episode 3 – Victory Veggies
Garden Secrets episode 3 - Victory Veggies

Garden Secrets episode 3 – Victory Veggies

Garden Secrets episode 3 - Victory Veggies: See how gardening tips used in the WWII effort and practiced by Native American Indians can make your garden grow!     Join the horticulturists and landscape architects caring for the Smithsonian Gardens in Washington, D.C., and see how the time-tested tips they use can help you create a bountiful vegetable garden in your own backyard. First, they recreate a World War II victory garden, then employ ancient Native American Indian techniques to…

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Read more about the article RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 2 2021
RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 2 2021

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 2 2021

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 2 2021: Rachel de Thame and Joe Swift lead the team of garden experts as this year's RHS Flower Show Tatton Park comes to a close. Love will be in the air as Carol Klein discovers the ‘plants with passion’ on display in the floral marquee. We see how gardens can help us love ourselves and love the planet with eco-builds, wildlife-friendly planting and gardens designed to benefit our mental health.     Frances…

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Read more about the article RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 1 2021
RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 1

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 1 2021

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park episode 1 : Arit Anderson and Adam Frost introduce this year's RHS Flower Show Tatton Park. With help from the team of garden experts, they bring us the blooming best of the show - all under the theme of 'flower power'.     Rachel De Thame sees how the spectacular contemporary floral displays of Fleur de Villes are created. Frances Tophill harnesses the power of trees for our health and well-being. Mark Lane joins the…

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