Around the World in 80 Gardens Episode 6: China and Japan

Labels: , , , , , , , ,

Around the World in 80 Gardens Episode 6: China and Japan

Monty samples the very different approach of one of the world's great gardening civilisations: China and Japan. His researches lead him to the ancient scholars' gardens of Suzhou, as well as the awesome Yellow Mountains that inspired them. By the time he reaches the Imperial Summer Palace Gardens of Beijing he's beginning to get a little insight into the secrets of the enigmatic Zen gardens of Japan. Gardens: 39. China - The Humble Admininstrator's garden, Suzhou 40. China - The Lion Grove, Suzhou 41. China - The Imperial Summer Palace, Beijing 42. Japan - Ryoan-ji Temple, Kyoto 43. Japan - Issidan, Ryogen-in Temple, Kyoto 44. Japan - Totekiko, Ryogen-in Temple, Kyoto 45. Japan - Urasenke Tea Garden, Kyoto 46. Japan - Tofuku-ji Temple Garden, Kyoto

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.

POPULAR