Repack of 3 previous single posts.
Ep1: Monty Don, Rachel de Thame and Joe Swift host the first of three programmes from the 2011 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. In a sneak preview of the show, Monty looks at this year’s giant edible garden showcasing our horticultural heritage in growing everything from hops and barley to fruit and nut orchards. Joe visits the show garden highlighting the importance of our natural chalk streams, while Rachel meets garden designer Anoushka Feiler.
Ep2: There’s a lyrical feel to the show this year as Monty visits the gardens dedicated to some of our greatest poets. The work of writer Lewis Carroll pervades the showground too as Rachel visits the Festival of Roses inspired by Alice in Wonderland. Alys Fowler enjoys her own adventures in the floral marquee seeking out the fascinating stories behind some of our best loved plants.
Ep3: Monty Don, Joe Swift, Rachel de Thame and Alys Fowler continue their tour of the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Monty catches up with designer Chris Beardshaw to discover how his promise to help a group of young landscape gardeners has resulted in a Hampton show garden. And the irrepressible plant hunter Tom Hart Dyke invites viewers to enjoy his national collection of eucalyptus – on display at Hampton for the very first time.