Monty Don Mania

  • Monty Don's French Gardens - Season 1

    1 season

    In this series Monty Don travels through France taking the viewer on a journey which mixes some of the most famous gardens in the world with new and unknown ones. This is a highly personal journey, we'll learn what it is about French gardens that fascinates Monty: they are a window onto the natur...

  • Monty Don's Italian Gardens - Season 1

    1 season

    Monty Don returns to our screens with an enchanting four part series that celebrates Italy's world famous gardens. Over four luscious hours, Monty will be conducting his very personal 'grand tour' exploring sublime, horticultural hideaways of the romantic South to unravelling the riddles behind t...

  • The Secret History of the British Garden - Season 1

    1 season

    Monty Don explores the fascinating history and evolution of the British garden, from the seventeenth century through to the modern day. For Monty gardens are every bit as important as the buildings we live and work in and he sets out to show how we can learn as much about ourselves from them. Alo...

  • Naturalistic Planting

    As well as catching up with various tasks at Longmeadow, Monty Don meets world-renowned garden designer, Piet Oudolf, at his latest creation in Somerset. He gets to grips with Oudolf's iconic naturalistic planting and explains how we can adapt this style to our very own gardens. Meanwhile, Carol ...

  • Gardeners' World - Writing Garden

    Monty is in the White Garden, also known as the Writing Garden where he wants to plant autumn bulbs. He has a bag of corms of colchicums which flower September time. Monty advises to wash your hands after handling colchicums. Colchicums require a lot of sun so it is important where they are plant...

  • Wildflower Meadow

    As autumn gathers momentum, there's still plenty to do in the garden. Monty Don cuts back his wildflower meadow and, with an eye on some early season colour next year, makes a start on planting up his spring containers. Joe Swift learns the importance of allotment bee keeping when he visits an aw...

  • Rubble Filled Gardens in Stockport & Tufnell Park

    In this series Monty Don travels around the country helping amateurs to create the garden of their dreams. This week he comes to the rescue of two couples in need of help transforming their rubble filled back gardens into havens of peace and tranquillity. In North London Ian and Rose have recentl...

  • Garden Transformations in Bury & Hackney

    This time, he visits two sets of ambitious gardeners, each facing challenges on a very different scale. One is a tiny urban courtyard in Hackney. Its owners, Karla and Stuart, dream of transforming it into a miniature urban jungle, inspired by Karla's childhood in the Philippines. With Monty's en...