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Alan Titchmarsh signed up by Waitrose

TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh is the new celebrity face of Waitrose.  The former Ground Force host will unveil new “horticulture and gardening ranges” for Waitrose stores within weeks. Alan, who…

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New busy Lizzie shortage looms

Bedding busy Lizzies are set to be in short supply for a second year running. Seed and young plant supplier Thompson & Morgan has decided not to re-introduce the border…

B&Q's Heavy Duty Two Tier Staging is both attractive and sturdy

Product review: two tier greenhouse staging

Best buy 18/20 HEAVY DUTY 2 TIER STAGING  £51.98 B&Q Tel. 0845 609 6688 www.diy.com  BUILD 5 Green powder coated aluminium, which took four hours to build. Measures 45in (115cm)…

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Busy Lizzies in short supply

Bitain’s biggest garden retailer is to stop selling the nation’s favourite bedding plant. B&Q, which has 357 stores, pulled the plug on busy Lizzies (Impatiens walleriana) after impatiens downy mildew…

Alan Titchmarsh fronts Love Your Garden

Alan Titchmarsh’s joy at Love Your Garden success

Alan Titchmarsh has claimed his new ITV series outperformed expectations, but brushed aside critics’ claims that it’s lightweight on horticultural content. Speaking exclusively to AG, Alan said Love Your Garden attracted average…