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Gardens Near and Far ep. 5 - Blenheim, UK

Gardens Near and Far ep. 5 – Blenheim, UK

In 1705, architect John Vanbrugh and gardener Henry Wise designed the garden in Blenheim, in Britain. It symbolised the political and military power of the Duke of Marlborough. Sixty years later, Capability Brown reworked the estate, reshaping the landscape into the image of a romantic painting. Gardens Near and Far ep. 5 - Blenheim, UK ...

Gardens Near and Far ep. 4 – Bagh-e Fin, Iran

The town of Kashan, in the middle of the desert, 250 kilometres from Tehran, is home to the oldest remaining Persian garden. It was Shah Abbas the Great who ordered its construction in 1587, with the aim of reproducing the gardens described in the Quran, symbolising paradise.    Gardens Near and Far ep. 4 ...

Gardens Near and Far ep. 3

Gardens Near and Far ep. 3 – Babylonstoren, South Africa

Jean-Philippe Teyssier, a landscape architect, takes us on a journey to discover the most beautiful gardens in the world. Set within 3,5 hectares (8 acres) of cultivated fruit and vegetables, the big garden at Babylonstoren is at the heart of the farm. It was inspired by the historic Company’s Garden in Cape Town, which supplied ...

Gardening Australia ep. 25 2018

Gardening Australia ep. 25 2018

Millie Ross meets an artist who creates cultural works with plants, Costa Georgiadis visits Clarence Slockee in his garden, Jerry Coleby-Williams shows different ways to propagate, and Josh Byrne plants out a wetzone.    For almost 30 years Gardening Australia has provided practical, trustworthy and credible gardening advice to inspire and entertain. Join Costa ...

Gardeners World 2018 episode 15

Gardeners World 2018 episode 15 – Waterlilies, Clematis, Tree ferns

Monty catches up with maintaining his pond and gives advice on planting water lilies. He also gives tips on how to grow and plant herbaceous clematis as well as harvesting potatoes.  If you don't know your hybrid teas from your hybrid musks then Nick Bailey begins his guide to demystifying roses. Arit Anderson takes ...

Gardens Near and Far ep. 2

Gardens Near and Far ep. 2 – Agdal, Morocco

Jean-Philippe Teyssier, a landscape architect, takes us on a journey to discover the most beautiful gardens in the world. In this episode, nestled between the Atlas Mountains and the Djebilet desert, the Agdal garden is an oasis of more than 500 hectares surrounded by ramparts, next to Marrakech.    Gardens Near and Far ep. ...

Gardens Near and Far ep. 1 - Villa Gamberaia

Gardens Near and Far ep. 1 – Villa Gamberaia

Jean-Philippe Teyssier, landscape architect, takes us on a journey to discover the most beautiful gardens in France and Europe. Beautiful example of harmony, the garden of the Villa Gamberaia dominates Florence and summarizes the art of Italian gardens.  The park of the Villa Gamberaia retains its Renaissance imprint through the presence of iconic materials ...

Hampton Court Palace Flower Show ep. 5 2018

Hampton Court Palace Flower Show ep. 5 2018

It's the last day at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2018 for Joe Swift, Jo Whiley and team. Carol Klein reveals what to plant for instant results, Arit Anderson has some Hampton-inspired ideas for outside space, and Adam Frost explores how to create privacy in a garden. Toby Buckland meets the winner of ...

Hampton Court Palace Flower Show ep. 4 2018

Hampton Court Palace Flower Show ep. 4 2018

Joe Swift, Jo Whiley and team continue their tour of the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Toby Buckland reveals his top al fresco design tips, Adam Frost takes a look around a garden with its own bar, Frances Tophill shows how to create impressive summer containers, and Arit Anderson enjoys the outdoor life in ...

Gardening Australia ep. 24 2018

Gardening Australia ep. 24 2018

Costa Georgiadis visits chef Peter Gilmore's garden, Sophie Thomson plants summer-flowering bulbs, Jerry Coleby-Williams suggests onion substitutes for sub-tropical gardeners, and Jane Edmanson explores a native garden.  For almost 30 years Gardening Australia has provided practical, trustworthy and credible gardening advice to inspire and entertain. Join Costa Georgiadis and the team as they traverse ...