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Gardeners' World will be extended to an hour

Gardeners’ World Executive producer Paolo Proto said: “It’s an exciting time and one that offers a great opportunity to expand the breadth of gardening we cover. “Strands will cover topics…

Monty Don described begonias as repulsive

Speaking on BBC2, during a thread entitled ‘plants you love to hate,’ BBC Chelsea Flower Show coverage host Monty said: “I hate a plant because it is repulsively ugly –…

The gardens will be full of spring plants such as rhododendrons

The first Festival of Gardens North Wales will see 22 sites open across Anglesey, Conwy, Gwynedd, Powys and Wrexham between 28 May and 5 June 2016. Plant-hunter Roy Lancaster will…

It's a bad year for slug damage

The mild winter and a lack of hard frosts has led to a population of ‘sleepless slugs’ that didn’t go into hibernation during the winter of 2015-16. Unlike snails, slugs…