Read more about the article The Queen’s Garden
The Queen's Garden

The Queen’s Garden

The Queen's Garden: With permission from Her Majesty the Queen, this documentary reveals a year in Buckingham Palace Gardens, exploring the history and biodiversity of this remarkable, hidden royal treasure in the center of London.   Part 1   Part 2   This film uncovers a wonderland with a five-century history, an urban oasis of wildlife where the Queen has lived with her family, and a "living museum" where almost every plant (and many of the animals!) have a royal…

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Read more about the article Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong episode 2
Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong episode 2

Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong episode 2

Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong episode 2: On Easter Sunday, Alexander Armstrong and Arit Anderson visit gardens expressing hope, joy and renewal.     At the Bishop’s Palace in Somerset, Alexander discovers why this place has been sacred for centuries and helps to create a colourful and uplifting work of art. Arit learns how the ancient trees at Scone Palace in Scotland will be given a new lease of life, and Alexander heads to his home county of Northumberland to…

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Read more about the article Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong episode 1
Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong episode 1

Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong episode 1

Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong episode 1: Alexander Armstrong and Arit Anderson visit gardens of reflection and contemplation.     At the remote Pluscarden Abbey in Scotland, Alexander helps harvest luscious apples and accompanies the monks singing midday psalms. Meanwhile, Arit walks in the footsteps of royalty in the glorious grounds of Sudeley Castle. And Alexander returns to his student haunts in Cambridge to discover a place designed to inspire joy, even on the bleakest days, in the university’s botanic…

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Read more about the article The Edible Garden episode 6 – The Winter Larder
The Edible Garden episode 6 - The Winter Larder

The Edible Garden episode 6 – The Winter Larder

The Edible Garden episode 6 - The Winter Larder: Alongside courgettes, squashes and kale, Alys grows Jerusalem artichokes to harvest when the rest of the garden sleeps.  Alys Fowler attempts to avoid shop-bought fruit and vegetables and live off her own, home-grown produce, all from her tiny terraced back garden. It's no easy task because Alys doesn't want to turn her garden into an allotment, so she's growing her fruit and vegetables among her flowers.     Alys will focus…

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Read more about the article The Edible Garden episode 5 – Flowers and Herbs
The Edible Garden episode 5 - Flowers and Herbs

The Edible Garden episode 5 – Flowers and Herbs

The Edible Garden episode 5 - Flowers and Herbs: In Alys's pretty but productive backyard, she grows flowers and herbs for many reasons. Alys Fowler attempts to avoid shop-bought fruit and vegetables and live off her own, home-grown produce, all from her tiny terraced back garden. It's no easy task because Alys doesn't want to turn her garden into an allotment, so she's growing her fruit and vegetables among her flowers.     Alys focuses on different foods and shows…

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