Posted: 22/10/2014 at 16:27
I am enjoying the series. However, I dont feel it was very well advertised in advance, I only happened across it in a paper on Monday.
There are bits I prefer more than others. I like the fact that its filmed over a year, that the new gardeners will make mistakes (cue me shouting at the telly), that Monty does give his honest opinion, that people use the creation of their gardens for many reasons (therapy, healing, mother in law!) and the fact that he also recognises that as long as the owners love their garden, thats the main thing.
Yes, gardens can be expensive and often many of us will build and improve our gardens as and when time and budget allow. We cadge plants from friends and family and usually 'find a space for it'. Gardens are continually evolving and are not static - that's they joy of them. If one thing fails, why did it fail? Do I try again or try something different?
I'll certainly be watching the rest of the programmes.