MOVIES AND BOOKS: Beautiful houses and gardens

Lisa Vanderpump mansion in Beverly Hills

In love with beautiful houses and gardens? Keen to be inspired by the homes and landscapes of others? Or looking for a gift for a devoted decorator or gardener? Then check out these films and book ideas…



The Secret Garden 1993 DVD.jpgThe Secret Garden DVD 1993 garden.jpegIts Complicated 2009 DVD.jpgIts Complicated 2009 garden.jpgA Garden Makes a House a Home by Elvin McDonald.jpgA Room with a View DVD 1985.jpgA Room with a View DVD 1985 in the garden.jpgAmerican Grown by Michelle Obama.jpgBarry Lyndon DVD 1975.jpgBarry Lyndon 1975 garden.jpgBeing There DVD 1979.jpgBeing There - film - chauncey in the garden.jpgBrideshead Revisited 2008 DVD.jpgBrideshead Revisited 1981.jpgBrideshead Revisited 2008 house.jpgEdward Scissorhands DVD 1990 cover.jpgEdward Scissorhands DVD 1990.jpgEnchanted April 1992 DVD.jpgEnchanted April 1992 garden.pngEnglands Hideaways by Meg Nolan.jpgFarmhouses by Marie Proeller Hueston.jpgGardens Around the World - 365 Days by Michael Hales.jpggertrude-jekyll-and-the-country-house-garden-from-the-archives-of-country-life.jpgGetting Started in Permaculture by Jennifer Mars.jpgGreat Expectations 1998 DVD.jpgGreat Gardens of America by Tim Richardson.jpggreat-expectations-scenery.pngGreen-Card-apartment-greenhouse-Gerard-Depardieu.jpgGreenfingers 2001 garden.jpgGreenfingers DVD 2001.jpgGrey Gardens 2009 exterior.jpgGrey Gardens 2009 movie soundtrack.jpgHampton Style - Houses Gardens Artists by John Esten.jpgHistoric Houses of Paris - Residences of the Ambassadors by Alain Stella.jpgHomes & Courtyards by Bassenian Lagoni Architects.jpgHouse & Garden Book of Style - The Best of Contemporary Decorating by Dominique Browning.jpgHowards End 1992.jpghowards-end-exterior.jpgIn Search of Paradise - Great Gardens of the World by Penelope Hobhouse.jpgItalian Gardens - A Personal Exploration of Italys Great Gardens by Montagu Don.jpgJean de Florette DVD 1986.jpgjean-de-florette.jpgJust Like Heaven 2005 DVD.jpgJust Like Heaven 2005 garden.jpgManon des Sources DVD 1986.jpgmanon_des_sources_1986_film_the_teacher_and_the_shepherdess.jpgMarie Antoinette 2006 DVD.jpgMarie Antoinette 2006 gardens.jpgNancy Lancaster - English Country House Style by Martin Wood.jpgMuch Ado About Nothing DVD 1993.jpgMuch Ado About Nothing 1993.jpgNantucket - Gardens and Houses by Taylor Biggs Lewis.jpgNew Yorks Fabulous Luxury Apartments by Andrew Alpern.jpgPride and Prejudice 1995 DVD.jpgPride and Prejudice 1995 - Lyme Park.jpgPride and Prejudice 2005 DVD.jpgPride and Prejudice 2005.jpgRosemary and Thyme TV 2003-2006 DVD.jpgRosemary and Thyme TV 2003-2006.jpgSaving Grace DVD 2000.jpgSaving Grace DVD 2000 garden shed.jpgSense and Sensibility 1995.jpgsense and sensibility norland park.jpgStylish Sheds and Elegant Hideaways by Debra Prinzing.jpgThe Complete Illustrated Guide to Castles Palaces & Stately Houses by Charles Phillips.jpgThe Pallisers DVD box set.jpgThe Pallisers 1974 - Sudeley Castle.jpgUnder the Tuscan Sun 2003 DVD.jpgUnder the Tuscan Sun 2003 garden.jpgVogue Living - Houses Gardens People by Hamish Bowles.jpgYour House Your Garden - A Foolproof Approach to Garden Design by Gordon Hayward.jpg










Films and TV shows with interesting houses and gardens:








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