01Clearing The Ground19990808

The `Yellow Book' is a guide, published annually, to hundreds of private gardens that open their gates just once or twice a year for charity. 1: `Clearing the Ground' follows three gardens whose owners are hoping they will be ready to open to the public for the first time.

02Such A Nice Day Out19990815

April has come with its sweet showers - rather too many for three gardens that are planning to open in the spring or early summer as part of the charitable National Gardens Scheme. 2: `Such a Nice Day out'. Cakes and scones are being baked to fortify the crowds of visitors in search of the English idea of paradise - a garden.