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Monty Don's Adriatic Gardens

Season 1
Monty travels to Europe and explores the influence of the Venetians from their home city down the Adriatic coast, through Croatia and on to Greece. From visiting a range of public and private gardens Monty learns about the impact that history, climate change and culture have had on the people who live there.
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  1. S1 E1 - Venice
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    In the first programme Monty Don adopts a special form of transport exploring Venice by barge, stepping out to visit green spaces large and small often hidden from view behind high walls. He is invited in to see wonderful gardens along the Grand Canal as well as meeting those who have managed to create a productive garden on a disused rubbish dump behind one of the city's famous churches.
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  2. S1 E2 - Croatia
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    Monty begins the second programme in the city of Trieste close to Italy's border with Croatia, to visit a public garden first created by an obsessive Royal plantsman more than 150 years ago and now being carefully restored. He then heads down the Adriatic coast through Croatia to pick up the trail that the Venetians followed, ending his journey on the beautiful island of Lopud, near Dubrovnik.
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  3. S1 E3 - Greece
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    The final programme in the series, opens in Corfu, a Greek island with strong Venetian links and where particular olive trees planted by them are still grown today. Here Monty visits a spectacular garden made by an Englishman with Greek connections as well as meeting up with the widow of the English writer Gerald Durrell who takes him up into the mountains on a wildflower trail.
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Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Starring
Monty Don
Studio
All3Media
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