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Title Around The World In 80 Gardens: The Mediterranean - Ep 7 of 10 / Director: Kraus, Patty
Published Australia : ABC1, 2009
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Summary Monty Don continues his journey with a trip to the Mediterranean - cradle of European civilisation. In Italy, he visits some of the elaborate high Renaissance gardens which have hugely influenced Western garden design. But he also travels to Marrakech to visit the oldest continuously maintained garden in the world and on to Spain to visit the Alhambra, thought by many to be the most perfect garden in the world.Highlights this week include: the grand Renaissance gardens of Villa D' Este and Villa Lante in Italy, as well as the Roman Emperor Hadrian's palace garden: the oldest continuously worked Arabic garden in Morocco, as well as the painter Jacques Majorelle's Marrakech garden; and the Alhambra in Granada, Spain.PRODUCTION DETAILS:Executive Producers: Sarah Moors and Richard Sinclair; Series Producer: Kerry Richardson. A BBC Production
Event Broadcast 2009-05-26 at 20:30:00
Notes Classification: G
Subject Botanical gardens -- Management.
Courtyard gardening.
Historic gardens -- Conservation and restoration.
Organic gardening.
Argentina -- Co?rdoba.
Italy -- Tivoli.
Morocco -- Marrakech.
Form Streaming video
Author Bernarelli, Elio, contributor
Caretta, Francesco, contributor
Caruncho, Fernando, contributor
Don, Monty, host
Faiz, Mohammed El, contributor
Kraus, Patty, director