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A colourful look at the various types of gardens to be found in England, a nation of gardeners.
The rich and poor alike have flowers
'This film shows the inborn love of Englishmen for a garden, whether it is Hampton Court, a cottage garden or the tiny strip in front of a suburban house. Whatever the limitations of his garden, the gardener accepts them as a challenge to his skill.'
(Films of Britain - British Council Film Department Catalogue - 1942-43)
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