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How Britain Got the Gardening Bug

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Caroline Quentin narrates this examination of the country's growing interest in all things horticultural, chronicling the changes and fads in gardening since the Second World War. Fashions range from garden gnomes and crazy paving to leylandii and a fascination with decking. Guests including Penelope Keith, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, Germaine Greer and Carol Klein share their thoughts on landscaping trends. Director/Producer Ben Weston First shown on BBC4
Gardeners' World is on Friday at 8pm
Cordless cylinder lawn mower offer: page 46

Contributors

Unknown: Caroline Quentin
Unknown: Penelope Keith
Unknown: Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
Unknown: Germaine Greer
Unknown: Carol Klein
Producer: Ben Weston

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How Britain Got the Gardening Bug

BBC Two England, 5 May 2009 20.30






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