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The Gourmet Garden

Monty Don moves to the potager or kitchen gardens where vegetables and flowers are planted together in beautiful displays, a style that is copied the world over.

Monty Don visits some of the most famous and interesting gardens in France.

In this, the second programme, he turns to the French love of food and finds out how this has influenced their gardens. Monty travels to some of the most famous 'potager' or kitchen gardens, where vegetables and flowers are planted together in elaborate and beautiful displays.

He talks to gardeners about this style of planting which has been copied the world over. He also visits allotments, learns to pick asparagus, enjoys some of the best produce from the land and learns about the importance the French attach to the soil.

59 minutes


Role Contributor
Presenter Monty Don
Series Producer Rachel Bell
Director Rachel Bell
Executive Producer Alexandra Henderson


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