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Monty Don's Japanese Gardens

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Join Monty for a tour of Japan's best gardens where tradition and modernity flourish

Join Monty Don as he sets out to discover the true essence of these elegant gardens and what we have taken from them. Armed with his extensive knowledge and passion for all aspects of horticulture, Monty travels through Japan to explore the best gardens the country has to offer. From plants and architecture to new techniques and differing climates, this series is full of rich colour and vibrant landscapes as Monty examines how a mix of history and new innovations are shaping the gardens of Japan today and how they are perceived. Get ready to enter an enticing world, full of enchanting stories, wonderful characters and, of course, beautiful gardens.


2 x 1 hr


Factual & Factual Entertainment


Blink Films

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Blink Films in association with Alexandra Henderson Associates for BBC Two, UK