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Monty Don's Italian Gardens
Ep: 1 "Rome"
In this four-part series, Monty Don takes us on a personal "grand tour" through the horticultural marvels of Italy. It's not just a feast for the eyes but an insight into gardens from the early Renaissance, through the Baroque and the Romantic Movement, to the great Italian garden revival of the early twentieth century.
Episodes
Ep 1
Rome
Watch Until October 23, 5:00pm
Ep 2
Florence
Watch September 28, 8:00pm
Ep 3
Naples
Watch October 5, 8:00pm
Ep 4
The Veneto, Lucca and the Lakes
Watch October 12, 8:00pm
Rome
World-famous gardener Monty Don takes a grand tour around Italy's magnificent gardens. He begins his journey in Rome, to explore gardens that are among some of the most extravagant and flamboyant ever created. (1 of 4)
Florence
Monty Don visits gardens in Florence and around the Tuscan countryside. He discovers how, like a piece of sculpture, Renaissance gardens were created as works of art. (2 of 4)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Thu Sep 28, 8:00pm
Sat Sep 30, 5:00pm
Naples
Our host's journey takes him to Naples, where he visits some of the most sublime, romantic retreats in southern Italy. (3 of 4)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Thu Oct 5, 8:00pm
Sat Oct 7, 5:00pm
The Veneto, Lucca and the Lakes
Monty Don meets up with the founder of the garden society - the Grandi Giardini Italiani - to peer over the fences of luxurious creations of the rich and famous. (4 of 4)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Thu Oct 12, 8:00pm
Sat Oct 14, 5:00pm