4 episodes of a series aired in 1999.
Ever wondered what the country’s top garden designers get up to in their own backyard? This series takes a peek over the garden fence to find out what happens when the professional gardeners get home. Each week two famous gardeners and designers reveal the secrets and inspirations behind their own gardens.
Episode 1: Paul Thompson, Bunny Guinness.
The size of the oasis doesn’t matter. Paul Thompson lives in the centre of London and yet he enjoys nature. Multiple Chelsea gold medallist Bunny Guinness built her farm garden from nothing. The plants thrive, even in poor soil.
Episode 2: Carol Klein, Roddy Llewellyn.
Does everyone have a green thumb? Award winner Carol Klein runs a nursery. She believes everyone can grow plants. Roddy Llewellyn has a strict hold on his garden and he believes in a green thumb.
Episode 3: Stefan Buczacki, Fiona Lawrenson.
Plant expert Stefan Buczacki keeps his garden in check, whereas designer Fiona Lawrenson enjoys her partly controlled – partly wild – oasis.
Episode 4: Anne Swithinbank, Ann-Marie Powell.
Endless inspiration. Garden editor Anne Swithinbank shares her garden with her husband, who has his own style, and designer Ann-Marie Powell created a garden for a rented apartment, which you can take with you when you move.