Read more about the article British Gardens in Time – Stowe episode 2
British Gardens in Time - Stowe episode 2

British Gardens in Time – Stowe episode 2

British Gardens in Time - Stowe episode 2: Stowe, one of the most remarkable creations of Georgian England, is the birthplace of the landscape garden. Created on a vast scale with 36 temples, eight lakes and a dozen avenues, Stowe launched the career of Lancelot 'Capability' Brown and fostered a rebellion that overthrew the first British prime minister, Robert Walpole.     Rather than being a garden of flowers and shrubs, Stowe is a garden of ideas and its grottos…

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Read more about the article Alan Titchmarsh’s Garden Secrets – 18th Century episode 2
Alan Titchmarsh’s Garden Secrets – 18th Century episode 2

Alan Titchmarsh’s Garden Secrets – 18th Century episode 2

Alan Titchmarsh’s Garden Secrets – 18th Century episode 2: Alan Titchmarsh explores Britain's great gardens. In this edition, he looks at Stowe in Buckinghamshire, an example of a design by the 18th-century landscape movement.     Alan Titchmarsh presents a stunning series that reveals the amazing secrets behind Britain's great gardens, examining how they continue to influence gardeners, including himself, today. Few gardening movements can match the impact of the 18th-century landscape movement, and Stowe in Buckinghamshire is one of…

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