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Today: Are our gardens getting greyer?

May 18th, 2015

Episode 367 of 1744 episodes

The Chelsea Flower Show opens tomorrow– and the world’s foremost gardeners are showing off their creative and colourful designs. A new poll from the Royal Horticultural Society suggests that 15 square miles of front garden have been paved over in the last decade. And 5 million now have no plants at all. With concerns being raised over biodiversity loss, flooding risk and rising urban temperatures, should we being doing more to keep our front gardens green? Sue Biggs is the RHS Director General and Sean Murray is the winner of BBC Great Chelsea Garden Challenge.

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