Monty Don's French Gardens

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Monty Don's French Gardens

Monty turns to France's famous artistic tradition to see what influence it has had on the country's gardens. He travels to some of the most celebrated artists' gardens including the one created by Claude Monet.

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Season 1
Monty travels to some of the most famous 'potager' or kitchen gardens, where vegetables and flowers are planted together in elaborate displays. He talks to gardeners about this style which has been copied the world over.
Monty Don visits some of the most famous and interesting gardens in France. He sees how throughout history the French have used gardens as a public expression of money, power and passion.