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Monty Don visits the world's 80 most inspiring gardens. At Cape Town's famous Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens he sees the king protea, South Africa's national plant.

Monty Don visits the world's 80 most inspiring gardens. At Cape Town's famous Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens he sees the king protea, South Africa's national plant. In the Drakensberg Mountains he sees some native flora in its natural environment. His favourite garden is a school vegetable patch in Thembisa, one of Johannesburg's townships. Monty is intrigued by how gardening styles have changed here since the Dutch first settled in the 19th century.

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59 minutes

Audio described

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Monty Don
Series Producer Kerry Richardson
Producer Tessa Finch

Broadcasts

  • Sun 16 Mar 2008 21:00
  • Wed 19 Mar 2008 19:00
  • Mon 7 Apr 2008 00:40
  • Sun 15 Sep 2013 07:45
  • Sun 9 Apr 2017 06:35
  • Sun 21 Oct 2018 06:35