Monty Don visits some of the most famous and interesting gardens in France. He turns to France's artistic tradition to see what influence it has had on the country's gardens. One of my more exciting projects over the past few months has been providing consultancy advice to a forthcoming BBC TV programme on the history of French gardens, presented by Monty Don. 1. Read More 1. In 2013 Don presented an episode of Great British Garden Revival. 3 episodes. I do apologise for being rather late with this May update – but I have been away in America on the first trip of the ‘Monty Don’s American Gardens’ series that will be shown early next year. They have three children. Monty sees how throughout history the French have used gardens as a public expression of money, power and passion. Monty has also made acclaimed prime time series such as Around the World in 80 Gardens, Monty Don’s Italian Gardens, Monty Don’s French Gardens, The Secret History of the British Garden, Monty Don’s Paradise Gardens, Monty Don’s Japanese Gardens & three series of Big Dreams, Small Spaces. Documentary | TV Series (2017– ) Episode Guide. From a walled expanse for a king’s mistress to lush palace grounds signifying power, Monty sees how ... 2. In 2013 Don presented an episode of Great British Garden Revival. The Remarkable Gardens of France is intended to be a list and description, by region, of the more than three hundred gardens classified as "Jardins remarquables" by the French Ministry of Culture and the Comité des Parcs et Jardins de France.The complete list of gardens can be found on: site of the Comité des Parcs et Jardins. In February 2013, a companion series, Monty Don's French Gardens, was broadcast. Monty Don filming at the Jardin Plume for his French Gardens series. Reviews 2 user. Monty Don’s French Gardens. Italian Gardens Monty conducts his personal ‘grand garden tour’ around Italy, including the retreats of the affluent north and horticultural gems of the south. Add to Watchlist. He is a writer and actor, known for Monty Don's American Gardens (2020), Big Dreams, Small Spaces (2014) and This Time with Alan Partridge (2019). Monty Don's French Gardens - Chateau du Champ de Bataille, Normandy It takes determination to move 4 million cubic metres of earth to recreate a garden! Japanese Gardens Monty Don travels to Japan in spring to trace the history of Japanese gardens from early boating gardens, through Buddhist temples and Zen gardens, right up to a modern tea house. (August 2010). In April 2011 Don presented Italian Gardens, a four-part BBC2 series which was accompanied by the publication of a book. Monty Don’s American Gardens Monty Don visits some of the most famous and interesting gardens in America. Apart from the two formal gardens created by the King’s mistress and then his wife, Chenonceau has a magnificent potager garden with both mouth-watering produce and an abundance of flowers. In April 2011 Don presented Italian Gardens, a four-part BBC2 series which was accompanied by the publication of a book. Around the World in 80 Gardens is a television series of 10 programmes in which British gardener and broadcaster Monty Don visits 80 of the world's most celebrated gardens. We filmed in Washington, Virginia, South Carolina, Miami, & Louisiana. Monty Don's French Gardens. The Gourmet Garden 2/3 Monty Don turns to the French love of food and kitchen gardens. He has been married to Sarah Don since 1983. In February 2013, a companion series, Monty Don's French Gardens, was broadcast. Monty Don was born on July 8, 1955 in Germany as Montagu Denis Wyatt Don. (August 2010). I do apologise for being rather late with this May update – but I have been away in America on the first trip of the ‘Monty Don’s American Gardens’ series that will be shown early next year. But that's what Jacques Garcia did when he started work on the gardens at Chateau du Champ de Bataille in Normandy in 1993. Release year: 2013.