Encouraging young gardeners
Alan Titmarsh quite rightly raised the issue of the importance of encouraging the next generation of gardeners if horticulture is to continue to play an important role in society. The RHS has been trying to increase the involvement of young people for some years now. What a pity therefore that at the Malvern Spring Flower show the Gardener's World TV team appeared to show no interest whatsoever in the wonderful collection of show gardens built by local schools. A teacher even told me that Joe Swift, when approached and asked to see the gardens and talk to the children, refused to do so. He was too busy.
0/10 and a very poor effort.