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Hottest April Day Since 1949

Meteorologists have recorded the hottest day in April since 1949, with temperatures reaching 28.7C (83.7F) in the capital reports Sky News. The Met Office recorded the highest temperature in Northolt, west London on Thursday afternoon. The heat could increase still after Wednesday’s peak temperature was recorded at around 3pm. After …

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Michelle Stacey Funeral Details Revealed

Details regarding the funeral of Michelle Stacey have been announced by the family: For anyone that would like to come and pay there respects at the funeral of Michelle, it is being held on Friday 2 March 3:30pm at Eltham Crematorium, South-East London; we will be leaving the house around …

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Star of The Big Allotment Challenge Dies age 48

Michelle Stacey, star of the BBC’s The Big Allotment Challenge has died, age 48, after a long battle with cancer. Michelle won the hearts of the UK gardening community when she appeared on the BBC series The Big Allotment Challenge in 2013. Although Michelle didn’t win the programme, her flamboyant …

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Monty Don talks about his new book Down To Earth

Unrivalled gardening wisdom from Monty Don, including essential tips, knowledge and musings from his 50 years of gardening experience. Written as he talks, this is Monty Don right beside you in the garden, challenging norms and sharing advice. Month-by-month, Monty reveals the jobs he does in his own garden, that …

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UK’s First Allotment YouTuber to Give Up Her Plot

YouTube veteran Claire Burgess has made the unexpected announcement that she is giving up her allotment after 11 years. “After 11 years on my allotment it is time to bid it fair well. I’ve learnt so much, made some fantastic friends and I hope you have enjoyed coming along with …

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YouTuber to Stop Making Videos

Popular YouTube channel Lavender & Leeks has announced there will be no more videos. Presented by Katie from her allotment in a small village in Hampshire, she announced that there will be no more videos for the next year but admits this could be carried over into two years. Talking …

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