Monty Don, Alan Titchmarsh and others predict space, seed and plant shortages – and the need to make gardening greener.
So, what arethe challenges gardeners face as we go into 2021? Some famous green-fingered gurus offer their views.
“On a very basic level, the challenge is space. By the time I was in my early 30s I was on to my second garden of my own,” says the Gardeners’ World presenter, whose latest book My Garden World has just been published.
“But young people my children’s age, in their early 30s, don’t have houses, they don’t have gardens – it’s having the opportunity to garden.
“If young people have the energy and the desire to change things but don’t have access to gardens, like we did, that is a big challenge.
“Climate change is something that is affecting gardeners as much as anyone. It’s not necessarily disastrous but it is a change and it’s difficult.”
The gardening guru, whose latest…