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For those of you who follow Monty Don.


This Friday is the start of a series ‘Monty Don’s Adriatic Gardens.

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Thanks Julia, I do love his ‘tour of Gardens’ programmes

3 Jan, 2022


Thanks for the info Julia!

4 Jan, 2022


Thanks Julia, that’ll be a must for me. He makes his programmes so interesting, his commentary flows effortlessly and he is relaxing and such good company 🙂.

4 Jan, 2022


Thanks for the memo. I shall put a reminder for it on my tv.

4 Jan, 2022


I'm looking forward to it Julia. Just love his programs...

5 Jan, 2022


I did enjoy it Julia. I was lucky to be in Venice three years ago and saw no gardens of note, so to see them hidden behind the palazzo's walls was just amazing!
While we were there, we listened to a concert of Vivaldi's work in his church, that was incredible..:))

8 Jan, 2022


I loved the programme, and wondered what time of year it was filmed. When I visited, it was with two flat-mates at Easter in 1965 and there were hardly any tourists. We bought tiny leather handbags, and drinking glasses from a glass-blowing workshop. Well before I was into gardens!

9 Jan, 2022


We watched it last night and reminisced about our honeymoon in Lido de Jesolo, with a day trip to Venice one day, many years ago!

9 Jan, 2022


I had it on record, Julia. I do like Monty and like everyone else, brought back trips to Venice from many years ago.
Nice to see different aspects of the area though.
I do find Gardener’s World not keeping my interest as it did before, sadly. I’m just not on the same wavelength now.

9 Jan, 2022


Oh yes, he has a beautiful garden, Julia. He moved to that house only a few years back, I recall. My kind of gardening!

9 Jan, 2022


Klahanie, I have just one glass left. It is a smoky grey/brown colour and shaped like a small whisky glass … I’m ridiculously fond of it!

9 Jan, 2022


Klahanie, I found the gardens far to formal for my taste, but each country has its own styles. I liked the 2nd garden best with all the different shades of green & the beautiful
Hydrangeas. The last programme in Croatia was interesting, but again not very flowery as they regard land as a place to produce food not a place to wander in just
enjoying the beauty of plants. Have you been able to see The Green Planet?

15 Jan, 2022


A pity. I hope you get to see it eventually.

16 Jan, 2022

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