A selection of top television gardeners attempt to inspire the nation to save Britain's rich gardening heritage.
Cottage Gardens - Carol Klein Carol Klein shares her years of experience with her ultimate guide to the best cottage garden plants, along with money-saving tips on how to grow favourite plants from scratch. In the Lake District, she visits the home of Beatrix Potter and a cottage garden which features in some of the most famous childrens books ever written. She also encourages the people of Nantwich to get gardening in the Great British Seed Swap. House Plants - Tom Hart Dyke Tom Hart Dyke wants Britain to fall back in love with the house plant. He has a chilling encounter with an orchid he last saw when he was kidnapped in Colombia 13 years ago, discovers that house plants can have a positive impact on people's well-being and shares tips on how to care for house plants and grow them from cuttings. Rock Gardens - Carol Klein Carol Klein tracks the history of the rock garden from its pinnacle during the Victorian era, visits a community in Bolton who have pulled back their local rockery from neglect and drops in on an old friend in the Midlands to find out more about this much-maligned gardening style. Carol demonstrates tried and tested techniques for growing success as she shows us how to plant up a trough with some of her treasured rock garden favourites. Herb Gardens - Toby Buckland Toby Bucldand is on the campaign trail for herb gardens. On his revival, he discovers how useful herbs have been throughout history, he learns that there was no such thing as a weed in Tudor times; meets a botanist who grows plants to capitalise on their unique fragrances and essential oils. Toby shows us how to get the very best from fresh herbs: harvesting seeds and how to grow and care for them and how to make the most of herbs by storing them in clever and unusual ways.