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Here's a list of garden videos I've found to be worth watching at least once. See review links for more details. Why watch garden videos?

Dances with Hummingbirds: A Musical and Interpretive Revue
my review
more info at Amazon
  • Format: VHS (ASIN: 1879481103)
  • Publisher: Nature Science Network, 1995
  • Running time: 61 minutes total
  • Eight short films of hummingbirds in the wild, first shown set to music, then replayed with narrative.
  • Filmed and narrated by Michael Godfrey

Gardens of the World with Audrey Hepburn: Special Tribute Edition (Kultur Video, 2006 release of the 1993 production with new behind-the-scenes footage.)
my review
more info at Amazon
  • NOTE: this edition is a package of eight programs, but some of the programs are also sold individually (at not too different a price) under the title Gardens of the World
  • Format: DVD (ASIN: B000H6SXS8)
  • Running time: 300 minutes for the series plus a newly released Hepburn documentary In Pursuit of Beauty
  • Features eight individual programs (some of which are also available individually): Roses and Rose Gardens, Formal Gardens, Flower Gardens, Japanese Gardens, Tulips and Spring Bulbs, Tropical Gardens, Country Gardens, Public Gardens and Trees
  • Hosted by Audrey Hepburn, narrated by Michael York, with appearances by Penelope Hobhouse and Ryan Gainey

Garden Birds of America: A Gallery of Garden Birds and Bird Gardens (1996)
my review
more info at Amazon
  • Format: VHS (ASIN: 1572230770)
  • Running time: 45 minutes
  • Features six gardens in different regions of the United States
  • Narrated by George H. Harrison, with appearances by owners or designers of the gardens

The Great Gardens of England
more info at Amazon
  • Format: DVD (ASIN: B00102F606)
  • Publisher: The Larkspur Company (revised version 2007)
  • Running time: 200 minutes
  • Features the gardens at Hidcote Manor, Mottisfont Abbey, Sissinghurst Castle
  • Narrated by a series of gardeners
  • Includes cameo appearance by Nigel Nicolson, son of acclaimed gardener Vita Sackville-West

English Cottage and Country Gardens
more info at Amazon
  • Format: DVD (ASIN: B000LMI15I)
  • Publisher: The Larkspur Company (revised edition 2006)
  • Running time: 45 minutes
  • Features the gardens at Yew Tree Cottage, Upper Mill Cottage, Camp Cottage, Swan Cottages, Lane Cottage, Snape Cottage, East Lambrook Manor, Ash Tree Cottage
  • Narrated by John Joss, with appearances by owners of the gardens

The Backyard Bird Watcher: How to Create a Wild Bird Sanctuary
more info at Amazon
  • Format: VHS
  • Provides "step-by-step instructions for creating a wild bird sanctuary in any backyard"
  • Narrated by George H. Harrison

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