Read more about the article The Edible Garden episode 4 – Juicy Fruits
The Edible Garden episode 4 - Juicy Fruits

The Edible Garden episode 4 – Juicy Fruits

The Edible Garden episode 4 - Juicy Fruits: 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 on different foods and show how anyone can grow, cook and eat from their own garden - even if…

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Read more about the article The Secret History of the British Garden episode 4
The Secret History of the British Garden episode 4

The Secret History of the British Garden episode 4

The Secret History of the British Garden episode 4: Monty Don concludes his journey through Britain's gardening heritage by looking at how the nation's gardens have evolved over the last hundred years. He looks at the profound effect that two world wars had on attitudes to gardens and gardening.     Today, gardening is one of Britain's most popular pastimes and the horticultural industry is now annually worth over nine billion pounds to the economy. Monty uncovers the stories and…

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Read more about the article The Edible Garden episode 3 – Roots and Leafy Greens
The Edible Garden episode 3 - Roots and Leafy Greens

The Edible Garden episode 3 – Roots and Leafy Greens

The Edible Garden episode 3 - Roots and Leafy Greens: In the challenge of turning a small urban backyard into a beautiful and edible garden, root crops and leafy greens are the mainstays.     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…

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Read more about the article The Secret History of the British Garden episode 3
The Secret History of the British Garden episode 3

The Secret History of the British Garden episode 3

The Secret History of the British Garden episode 3: On his journey through 400 years of British gardens, Monty explores the extraordinary transformations that occurred throughout the 19th century. As a result of an expanding empire, scientific and technological innovation and social change, British gardens became more exotic, more colourful and more widely accessible than ever before.     Monty visits the most influential gardens of the period, from Queen Victoria's royal retreat at Osborne to the very first public…

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Read more about the article The Edible Garden episode 2 – Salads
The Edible Garden episode 2 - Salads

The Edible Garden episode 2 – Salads

The Edible Garden episode 2 - Salads: Salad crops are some of the easiest things to grow and the tastiest to eat. 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 is no easy task because Alys doesn't want to turn her garden into an allotment, so she is growing her fruit and vegetables among her flowers.     Alys will focus on different foods…

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