How Does Your Garden Grow? (Programme 1)

How Does Your Garden Grow? (Programme 1)

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Details

Location

Strangford Lough

Year

1992

Date

Transmission 20/10/1992

Length

25min 22sec

Audio

sound

Format

Betacam

colour

Source

Digitised as part of the UTV Archive Partnership Project (ITV, Northern Ireland Screen and PRONI)

Courtesy

Department for Communities, ITV, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Rights Holder

ITV

It is illegal to download, copy, print or otherwise utilise in any other form this material, without written consent from the copyright holder.

Description

Philip Wood and David Wilson explore the garden of County Down native, Betty Brittain. 

The proximity of the sea and warm sunshine provide the perfect ambience, as Betty strolls through a garden bursting with colour - Rosa and Geum flowers, the Franiscana shrub and the Lavatera Arborea are amongst the plants featured.

As Betty explains, careful planning has allowed for all the plants to flourish, with trees providing strategic shelter for more fragile species.  The programme also features scenic shots of nearby animal life and a recounting of the history of the Fuchsia flower.

 

Credits

An Ulster Television production

Presented by Philip Wood and David Wilson

Featured: Betty Brittain  

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