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Great British Gardens: Season By Season with Carol Klein

Great British Gardens Season by Season with Carol Klein at Great Dixter. Picture; Knickerbockerglory
Great British Gardens Season by Season with Carol Klein at Great Dixter. Picture; Knickerbockerglory

New series on Channel 5 starts Tuesday, June 4 at 9pm

One of the nation’s best-loved gardeners, Carol Klein, has a new gardening series on Channel 5, beginning on Tuesday, June 4 at 9pm, just in time for the peak gardens visiting season.

Great British Gardens: Season By Season with Carol Klein visits four of England’s greatest gardens.

Carol, a Garden Media Guild patron, visits throughout the seasons to see how each garden changes, with one garden being featured in each episode.

She will meet the people who care for the gardens and learn the secrets of some of England’s most treasured outdoor spaces.

The four gardens

Great Dixter: In the Sussex Weald, an Arts and Crafts masterpiece and home of renowned gardener and writer Christopher Lloyd

Ashwood: In the Black Country, it is a private garden in a rural canal-side setting next to Ashwood Nurseries, with a huge plant collection and many innovative design features.

Gravetye Manor: In East Sussex, and set over 35 acres, it was originally created by visionary gardener William Robinson in 1885, and is famed for its kitchen garden.

Gresgarth Hall: The Lancashire retreat of internationally renowned garden designer Arabella Lennox-Boyd. The gardens include terraces, a wild area, water garden, herb plot, woodland, vegetables and an orchard.

For more information, visit the Channel 5 website.

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Mandy Watson is a freelance journalist and an incurable plantaholic. MandyCanUDigIt grew from the tiny seed of a Twitter account into the rainforest of information you see before you. Gardening columnist for the Sunderland Echo, Shields Gazette and Hartlepool Mail and editor of the Teesdale Mercury Magazine. Attracted by anything rebellious, exotic and nerdy, even after all these years. Passionate about northern England and gardens everywhere. Falls over a lot.

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