The makers of a new television programme that celebrates talented private gardeners are seeking volunteers. They’re particularly keen on gardens notable, for instance, for tranquility, prize-winning vegetables or national plant collections.

Welcome to My Garden, to be shown on Sky 1 HD next year, will cover six regions, including Eire, and participants will visit each other’s gardens, offer critiques and exchange cuttings. Telephone 020-7424 7645 or email

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