Garden movies: Saving Grace
Constance Casey has an interesting gardening column over at Slate, Gilding the Lily
What movies get wrong (and right) about gardening, where she points to several instances where directors commit gardening fraud.
I can relate. At a tender age, I pointed out the wires in Peter Pan. And as I grow old, I notice the flowers that shouldn't be blooming together in the movies.
The garden-themed movie that I most enjoyed was
Watch the longish (10-minute) video of excerpts below, and you'll see that they've got most of the horticulture right, though the mature plant in question is not like any of that genus and species I've ever seen. (At least the wild ditchweed patches I saw on farms out in the Midwest back in the day.)
Plus it's just a delightful movie, winning the Sundance Festival Audience Award in 2000.
Video warning: Pot culture and effing Scottish language.
Have any favorite garden movies?