Monty Don's Global Gardens

Monty Don's Global Gardens

Perhaps the most well-known garden expert in the world, Monty Don oozes style and class.

In this collection, Monty takes a tour of some of the world's most exotic gardens.

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Monty Don's Global Gardens
  • Monty Don's French Gardens - Gardens of Power and Passion

    In this first programme Monty Don tells the stories behind important historic gardens. These include elaborate walled gardens designed to please the mistress and then the wife of a King, magnificent displays of flowers and fountains that involved thousands of soldiers moving tracts of land and in...

  • Monty Don's Italian Gardens - Rome

    In this brand new series, Monty Don begins his grand tour around Italy's magnificent gardens from the lavish hideaways of the romantic South to the luxurious retreats of the moneyed North. Tonight he's in and around Rome, powerbase of emperors and popes to explore gardens that are among some of t...

  • Monty Don's Italian Gardens - The Veneto, Lucca and The Lakes

    Monty Don concludes his garden tour of Italy in the wealthy North where in the Veneto and Lucca, extravagant pleasure gardens were created for flirtation and fun. Further north in the Lakes, Monty meets up with the garden society, the Grandi Giardini Italiani, to peer over the fence of luxurious ...

  • Monty Don's Paradise Gardens - 1. Secrets of Power and Influence

    Monty Don begins his quest for the secrets of paradise gardens in Spain, where he discovers their basic building blocks. In Morocco, he sees a wide variety of paradise gardens, from an enormous royal walled meadow to a secret inner-city courtyard. And in the Iranian desert, he uncovers the myster...

  • Monty Don's Paradise Gardens - 2. Planting Heaven on Earth

    Monty explores the different visions of paradise gardens created by other cultures. In Istanbul, he marvels at sacred tulips and delights in nature at the gardens of the Ottoman Empire. In India he discovers the spirituality of tomb gardens, and then back in the UK, he reveals the surprising infl...