Read more about the article The Secret History of the British Garden episode 1
The Secret History of the British Garden episode 1

The Secret History of the British Garden episode 1

The Secret History of the British Garden - 17th Century episode 1: Monty Don uncovers the extraordinary stories behind Britain's 17th-century gardens. Starting his journey at the sole surviving garden of the 1600s - Levens Hall in Cumbria - Monty sets out to investigate what the gardens of this age would have looked like and what influenced and inspired their creation.     Along the way, he sees a long-lost garden that - through archaeology and a German Luftwaffe photograph…

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Read more about the article Gardeners World episode 32 2019
Gardeners World episode 32 2019

Gardeners World episode 32 2019

Gardeners World episode 32 2019: In the final programme of the series, Monty is in the jewel garden showing which plants need protection from the elements now and which ones can be left until after the first frosts. He also plants out berried shrubs to help feed wildlife in the winter, harvests pumpkins and shows how to make use of fallen autumnal leaves.     Carol Klein shows the planting partners still making an impact in the borders of the…

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Read more about the article Gardeners World episode 31 2019
Gardeners World episode 31 2019

Gardeners World episode 31 2019

Gardeners World episode 31 2019: It is the time of year for assessing borders, and this week Monty Don gives tips on moving plants which are in the wrong place or have outgrown their space, shows how to store chillies and harvests the last of his tomatoes.     Rachel de Thame returns to Longmeadow to talk to Monty about her return to health and to plant up pots for spring colour. Nick Bailey travels to the Highlands in Scotland…

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Read more about the article Gardeners World episode 30 2019
Gardeners World episode 30 2019

Gardeners World episode 30 2019

Gardeners World episode 30 2019: Mary Berry comes to tea with Monty Don this week and, as well has giving her a tour of Longmeadow, he offers his advice on her new garden. He also plants out bulbs in the new meadow area in the orchard.     Frances Tophill meets the gardeners on an allotment site in Birmingham and harvests some unusual vegetables. Adam Frost and Arit Anderson join forces to transform a front garden in Hampshire into a…

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Read more about the article Gardeners World episode 29 2019
Gardeners World episode 29 2019

Gardeners World episode 29 2019

Gardeners World episode 29 2019 : in this special programme, Gardeners’ World takes a close look at the role that plants and gardening are playing in our mental and physical wellbeing, exploring the idea that gardening is good for you. At Longmeadow, Monty Don plants shrubs and bulbs for spring and catches up on some seasonal tasks.     Arit Anderson travels to a medical centre in Kent where gardening is prescribed by doctors to help patients cope with long-term…

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