'Here he comes, Nigel, my golden retriever, his tail wagging as yet again he hogs the limelight,' MONTY DON reveals all in this exclusive extract from his new book.
Get ahead, get a hedge: Dividing, lending structure, adding beauty - hedges are the secret to good gardens. And now's the time to plant them.
Monty says a climbing rose in any situation, be it a wall, trellis, pergola, fence or even a tripod set in a border, is almost always as near to perfection as any plant can aspire to
Monty asleep with younger dog Nell, who's a cheekier version of Nigel
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
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.
Horticulture and Gardening* 2016
Monty Don overcame them all. Now Britain's best loved gardener has a new challenge.to save a group of criminals and misfits
Monty Don has become a bee-keeper and now has 20,000 of them in hives in his orchard