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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,…

Ground Force inspired a generation to garden

Rented homes threaten UK’s gardening heritage

Sky-high property prices mean that home-ownership for under 35s is at its lowest level since 1987. Millions of people are missing out on the chance to own their first garden…

Pointilla from Lubera

Pointilla introduced for amateur gardeners

The new Pointilla will bring colour to the garden at a drab time of year and they are tasty, too, says the Lubera nursery in Switzerland which developed them over…