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April 9, 2010

the victorian kitchen garden.

This wonderful series goes behind the high redbrick walls of Chilton Foliat in Berkshire, where Harry Dodson carefully recreates a traditional Victorian kitchen garden. Using traditional tools Harry painstakingly transformed the weed-choked ground into a gardener’s and cook’s delight solving many horticultural mysteries along the way and showing how gardeners dealt with pests […]

April 9, 2010

the victorian flower garden.

Presented by Peter Thoday and Harry Dodson this series uncovers the secrets of a bygone era. In the Victorian Flower Garden Harry re-creates horticultural history to demonstrate how simple and exotic flowers were cultivated. He also finds time to create the wonderful floral decorations at a Victorian wedding and a grand musical.