West Dean Gardens to feature on Gardeners’ World

Spokeswoman Rachel Aked explains: “Just before West Dean Gardens had to close due to the Covid-19 lockdown, they were delighted to play host to a film crew from BBC’s hugely popular Gardeners’ World who came to film a piece on head gardeners, with West Dean Garden’s very own Tom Brown.

West Dean Gardens - River Lavant in Spring Garden
West Dean Gardens - River Lavant in Spring Garden

"The piece is to be broadcast on Friday, April 17 at 8pm.

“Tom spent the day showing the crew the Walled Garden, the stunning Nectarine Glasshouse, the Pergola and the Spring Gardens.”

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Tom said: “I was so pleased to welcome BBC’s Gardeners’ World to West Dean Gardens on a glorious day, and I am thrilled to have been chosen for this new series of pieces focusing on head gardeners. The piece featuring West Dean Gardens will be the first to be shown and I am very pleased to join a prestigious line-up, which also features head gardeners and the gardens they work at, including Sissinghurst and Ilford Manor, as well as several others.”


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