Around the World in 80 Gardens Episode 5: USA

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Around the World in 80 Gardens Episode 5: USA

Monty Don continues his extraordinary journey with a visit to the richest and most powerful nation in the world: the United States of America. There, he meets garden guerrillas who are creating community gardens from derelict land in New York, visits a Virginian garden that reflects the birth of the nation, and finally travels west to California, to see if gardens there reflect more than the glitz of the movie industry. Gardens: 30. LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, NY 31. Gantry Plaza State Park, New York (designed by Tom Balsley) 32. Liz Christy Garden, Manhatten NY 33. James Van Sweden's garden at Ferry Cove, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland 34. Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia 35. The Huntington Botanic Garden, San Marino, California 36. Lotusland, Montecito, Santa Barbara 37. Roland Emmerich's Garden, Hollywood, California 38. The Greenberg Garden, Brentwood, Los Angeles (designed by Mia Lehrer)

Around the World in 80 Gardens is a television series of 10 episodes in which British gardener and broadcaster Monty Don visited 80 of the world's most celebrated gardens. The series was filmed over a period of 18 months and was first broadcast on BBC Two.
A book based on the series was also published.

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