The Secret History of the British Garden - Season 1

The Secret History of the British Garden - Season 1

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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. Along the way he is taught to make and use shears as they were fashioned in the seventeenth century,he joins a team moving a mature tree using eighteenth century horsepower and technology, he is shown the engineering feats that created the spectacular greenhouses of the nineteenth century and is given a graphic account of how the wars of the twentieth changed for ever the way we garden.

The Secret History of the British Garden - Season 1