Five Gardens Of Spain

A series celebrating visionary gardens of the world.

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20060528

A series celebrating visionary gardens of the world. 1/5. Susan Marling explores the courtyard gardens of the Alhambra in Granada, and unlocks their sacred meaning.

20060604

2/5. Susan Marling travels to Barcelona to explore the wild, surreal Parc Guell that the architect Gaudi made as a monument to Catalan nationalism. She tells the real story of the garden.

20060611

3/5. Susan Marling travels to Segovia where, in its mountain setting, Spain's most splendid formal garden, La Granja, has been beautifully restored. The garden is now a focus for summer pleasures - music, open air cinema and a great ritual of jumping in all the fountains on feast days.

20060612

4/5. The palace gardens of Pazo de Oca in Galicia, restored to former glory by Spain's 'gardener Duke', perfectly combine baroque stonework, lush vegetation, an abundance of water and a working farm. Susan Marling investigates.

20060618
20070414

Susan Marling explores exceptional gardens. 1/5: She visits the courtyard gardens of the magnificent Alhambra Palace in Granada and discovers their sacred meaning.

20070421

Susan Marling explores five exceptional gardens. This edition finds her in Barcelona to explore Gaudi's wild and surreal Parc Guell, designed as a monument to Catalan nationalism.

20070428

Susan Marling explores five exceptional gardens. 3/5. This edition finds her at La Granja near Segovia, a magnificent formal garden with fountains and cascades.

20070505

Susan Marling explores five exceptional gardens. 4/5. The palace gardens of Pazo de Oca in Galicia combine baroque stonework, lush vegetation, abundant water and a working farm.

20070512

Susan Marling explores some exceptional gardens.

5/5. She looks at the newly restored Botanical Garden in Madrid and talks to Fernando Caruncho, Spain's most famous contemporary gardener, who has made a delightful modern addition to it.

012006052820070414

Susan Marling explores the courtyard gardens of the Alhambra in Granada, and unlocks their sacred meaning.

012006052820070414

Susan Marling explores the courtyard gardens of the Alhambra in Granada, and unlocks their sacred meaning.

022006060420070421

Susan Marling travels to Barcelona to explore the wild, surreal Parc Guell that the architect Gaudi made as a monument to Catalan nationalism.

She tells the real story of the garden.

022006060420070421

Susan Marling travels to Barcelona to explore the wild, surreal Parc Guell that the architect Gaudi made as a monument to Catalan nationalism.

She tells the real story of the garden.

032006061120070428

Susan Marling travels to Segovia where, in its mountain setting, Spain's most splendid formal garden, La Granja, has been beautifully restored.

The garden is now a focus for summer pleasures - music, open air cinema and a great ritual of jumping in all the fountains on feast days.

032006061120070428

Susan Marling travels to Segovia where, in its mountain setting, Spain's most splendid formal garden, La Granja, has been beautifully restored.

The garden is now a focus for summer pleasures - music, open air cinema and a great ritual of jumping in all the fountains on feast days.

042006061820070505

The palace gardens of Pazo de Oca in Galicia, restored to former glory by Spain's 'gardener Duke', perfectly combine baroque stonework, lush vegetation, an abundance of water and a working farm.

Susan Marling investigates.

042006061820070505

The palace gardens of Pazo de Oca in Galicia, restored to former glory by Spain's 'gardener Duke', perfectly combine baroque stonework, lush vegetation, an abundance of water and a working farm.

Susan Marling investigates.

05 LAST2006062520070512

She looks at the newly restored Botanical Garden in Madrid and talks to Fernando Caruncho, Spain's most famous contemporary gardener, who has made a delightful modern addition to it.

05 LAST2006062520070512

She looks at the newly restored Botanical Garden in Madrid and talks to Fernando Caruncho, Spain's most famous contemporary gardener, who has made a delightful modern addition to it.