First aired in 2008, this 10-part series is in no way dated. In fact, Don's examination of the growing role of native plants in the sustainability of several featured gardens echoes the thinking of many gardeners today.
Every continent is represented is this tour of public and private gardens in ten regions of the world. See a list of gardens and notes.
You can find past episodes online. But be warned, the archive time is limited.
Episode 1 – until May 12, 2013
Episode 2 – until May 19, 2013
Episode 3 – until May 26, 2013
"A vivid account of travel, adventure, beauty and the pursuit of knowledge," (TVO, 2013).
Regions of the world in the series:
1 Mexico and Cuba
2 Australia and New Zealand
4 South America
5 United States of America
6 China and Japan
8 South Africa
9 Northern Europe
10 South-East Asia
Monty Don. 2007. By jo-h (Flickr ) [<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0">CC-BY-SA-2.0</a>], <a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AMonty_Don_Left.jpg">via Wikimedia Commons</a>
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