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January 14, 2017

Gardens by Design e06

BBC Two 8 February 1991

In the last in the series, David Stevens compares Stowe’s landscaped garden with domestic plots. Also, there is a look at the work of two very alternative designers who set about building a garden of the future that uses unusual materials, which are not normally associated with the outside room.


January 11, 2017

Gardens by Design e05

BBC Two 1 February 1991

We often lavish a great deal of time, effort and money on our back gardens, only to ignore the plot at the front of the house. David Stevens looks at ways to plan and improve this area. There is a glimpse into the future and the fascinating possibility of your […]

January 8, 2017

Gardens by Design e04

BBC Two 25 January 1991

David Stevens looks at a new wildlife garden created as a haven for office staff. There are lessons to be learned from the Chelsea Flower Show, as well as a glance at how the Jones’s garden is taking shape.


January 3, 2017

Gardens by Design e03

BBC Two 18 January 1991

There are two basic rules for a well designed garden: it should look good all year, and a gardener should never be a slave to it. David Stevens looks at putting mystery and surprise into a large plot, top designer John Brookes explains his approach to problems, and Julie Toll […]

December 31, 2016

Gardens by Design e02

BBC Two 11 January 1991

David Stevens looks at how you can add movement to a plot and how to overcome the problems of a sloping site. Julie Toll draws up her plan to transform the Jones’s garden.


December 28, 2016

Gardens by Design e01

BBC Two 4 January 1991

In this series award-winning garden designer David Stevens takes viewers through the essential steps needed to realize the full potential of your garden. This series focuses on elements that are key to all great designs, with tours of successful gardens and interviews with garden designers.

In the first episode, David […]