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Nature Perfected: The Story Of The Garden: Grounds For Change / The Genius Of The Place.

Grounds for Change examines the 20th century urge to recapture a bucolic past. As rural scenes give way to technological expansion, we create "wild" gardens in the middle of concrete jungles. Can the pastoral ideal re-created in suburbia, university campuses, and golf courses survive among highways, power stations and industrial plants?. The Genius of the Place: Wind, rain and sun have turned England into a paradise of gardens. Film examines the splendid variety of gardens that enrich the land and defines the British character...from the vegetable plots that brighten industrial cities to Great Dixter's magical mix of garden, architecture and landscape. 1995. 50-60 min.