Around the World in 80 Gardens

China and Japan

Series 1 - Episode 6 China and Japan



Armed with a long-standing interest in Zen Buddhism, Monty Don takes his globe-trotting tour to the Orient, where he investigates two very different approaches to gardening in China and Japan. His research leads him first to China's ancient scholars' gardens in Suzhou, and after gaining a new insight into oriental horticulture, he journeys to Kyoto, the Japanese city of gardens.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Monty Don
Director Patty Kraus
Series Producer Kerry Richardson