In a new series Monty Don¿s French Gardens, which starts on Friday, he looks at gardens that fit into three very distinct themes ¿ history, art and food
Narrow path of Monty Don, beloved British garden writer and telecaster. One man path? Or wheel barrow path as Tara suggested?
Monty, now 60 and his golden retriever Nigel have received a few health scares in the past however the gardener insists he still has twenty years left of work in him.
Cardoons are now at their best but as they start to turn to seed they still look gloriously dramatic, and as late as December they open out into a wonderful cottony fluffiness