The four part series made by Lion TV, begins with Don exploring the sole surviving garden of the 1600s, the world-famous Levens Hall in the Lake District and will be aired on BBC Two.
Mark Bell, BBC head of commissioning, arts said: ?This is BBC Two doing what the channel does best – bringing the past times of one of the nation?s favourite pastimes to our screens.
“In turning over the detail of Great British garden design, Monty uncovers the artistic highpoints and cultural legacy of our greatest shapers of the world outside the window.?
Presenter Monty Don, added: ?My journey through 500 years of British garden history has been fascinating.
“Not only has it unravelled the horticultural narrative of our unique gardening history but it has also been filled with insights into our social, political and cultural life that stretches into every corner of human behaviour right to the present day.”
The Secret History Of The British Garden is coming soon to BBC Two.