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Peter Glazebrook from Newark with his world record-breaking carrot

Giant veg world records smashed at Harrogate show

Peter Glazebrook from Newark set a new world record for the heaviest carrot at 20lbs (pictured), while Tony Glover of Swadlincote smashed the world record for the heaviest onion, weighing…

Christine Walken

Change of date for Christine’s Glorious Gardens

Since going to press with the story about Christine Walkden’s new series Glorious Gardens from Above (Amateur Gardening, 4 October), the BBC have moved its transmission date from October 6…

TV Gardener Bob Flowerdew

Bob Flowerdew to share gardening tips on Twitter

AG’s Bob is one of a number of stars who offer followers an insight into their lives via social media. Other high-profile Tweeters include Gardeners’ World presenter Monty Don and…

The HTA wants garden centres to open for longer on Sundays

Call for garden centres to open for longer on Sundays

Garden centre group the Horticultural Trades Association is lobbying the Government to exempt garden centres from the 1994 Sunday Trading Act. The move came on the 20th anniversary of the…

Titchmarsh on West End

Alan Titchmarsh heads to the West End

More famous for his performances in the garden, Alan Titchmarsh will be trading grass for boards as he takes up his first theatre role this December. The well-loved children’s classic,…