British bank holiday gardening habits revealed as average garden spending tops £100 a year has conducted a survey to reveal British gardening habits and to discover what they will be getting up to in the garden this Bank Holiday Weekend.

A sample of 3,000 people found green-fingered Brits intend to make the most of their garden this season with 22% of those questioned planning to spend more than two hours a week working on the garden.

The research also showed that the average Brit spends £102.30 on their garden each year with Bristolians spending the most at £149.80 and Aberdeen residents spending the least at £59.05. founder Duncan Jennings said: "With a hot summer ahead of us, no matter what you get up to in your garden, it has never been a better time to invest in your garden to make the most of the sunshine.'

The survey also found that 39% of those surveyed admitted to being jealous of their neighbours garden.

But while Brits consider the ‘usual' garden tasks like weeding (46%) and cutting the grass (33%) the most strenuous outdoor chores in the poll, frisky Brits still have energy left to get up to other physical activities in the garden with 8% of UK residents saying they've got up to naughtiness al fresco.

The poll of 3,000 people showed that residents in Gloucester are the most likely to get it on in their gardens, as a massive 28% of those surveyed in the area admitted to having sex in the back yard.

People from Belfast were a close second with one in five admitting to garden acrobatics, followed by Worcester with 14%. Brighton and Leicester were next on the list.


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