Premier Polytunnels has examined the affect global warming is having on UK gardens, and quizzed British gardeners on their favourite plants to grow at home.
How climate change is affecting plants in the great British Garden
Owing to the year’s events and the restrictions that have come along with them, the UK’s interest in gardening and ‘growing your own’ has spiked in interest over the course of the last year, with people turning to the outdoors as a means of helping their mental health, becoming more self-sufficient, and getting exercise.
Whether you’re a life-long gardener, or a relative newbie to the pastime, climate change and the affect it has are already changing the way in which we sow and nurture our plants. In the UK alone, an increasing annual temperature, winter flooding, and summer droughts combined are altering the types of plants that can thrive in UK soil.
To discover more we asked the nation to tell us about the plants they love to grow at home, and we also asked an expert gardener how global warming may impact the varieties of plants we grow going forward.
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