Filmed on location of the 17-year running PBS television show, “From a Country Garden", this edutainment-style gardening series explores the origins of medicinal plant use while teaching viewers how to grow food and plant their own apothecary kitchen garden.
Apothecary Living documents Sahra Esmonde-White's journey in bringing her late grandmother’s famed gardens back to life after years of neglect, while creating her very own physic garden. Viewers will be educated on the ins and outs of gardening, the how-to’s of creating their own Apothecary and medicinal herb garden, as well as the history and evolution of other renowned gardens across the globe, with appearances by top herbalists from UK’s Chelsea Physic Garden, Oxford Botanic Garden and the Botanical Garden of Padua, Italy.
The property was originally built and made famous by Anstace
Esmonde-White, who served as the President & Honorary of the Ottawa Horticultural Society and documented its transformation on her show, “From a Country Garden."