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Mr T topped the poll

Have your say: UK’s top 30 gardeners

The Daily Telegraph has published a list of Britain’s top 30 most influential gardeners – but it contains a few surprises. Alan Titchmarsh leads the great and good of the…

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Bob Flowerdew stokes the peat debate

Green groups have lashed out after an influential organic gardener demanded the right to use peat. Writing in AG, Bob Flowerdew, the BBC Radio 4 Gardeners’ Question Time panellist, made…

GQT panellists will tour the UK this autumn

Gardeners’ Question Time takes to the road

Britain’s longest-running gardening show on the wireless, BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time, is set to take to the road. So far, 28 dates have been set for GQT’s inaugural…

Campaigners are targeting peat users

Celebrity gardeners stoke peat debate

WELL OVER half of the UK’s most influential celebrity gardeners have failed to stop using peat in their own gardens, a shock survey revealed last week. The poll, for the…

Infected palms ooze smelly slime (credit: RHS)

‘X-Files slime’ killing Torbay palms

One of gardeners’ favourite exotic plants is being wiped out by an evil-smelling frothy-orange slime. Royal Horticultural Society experts have been inundated with “hundreds” of enquiries from gardeners whose dying…