Collins stands up for kids' gardening

Childrens' gardening needs to return to the top of the horticultural agenda, according to former Blue Peter gardener Chris Collins.

Collins: show garden launched (credit: HW)
Collins: show garden launched (credit: HW)

Launching the "Henri le Worm" garden he built at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, Collins said: "On the ground children's gardening is very healthy. But whether it gets the publicity it deserves, I don't know.

"In 2008 at Chelsea everybody was talking about kids' gardening, but now it's dropped off the radar. But there are lots of people on the ground fighting for it."

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