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Percy gets the boot…

Percy Thrower was the country’s best known gardener for the three decades after the early 1950s. Not only did he write books and columns for newspapers and magazines but he also fronted the leading TV programme about gardening.  Unlike its predecessor Gardening … Continue reading

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Percy – The Nation’s Head Gardener

Percy Thrower was a household name during his long career in gardening programmes on radio and television.  A natural broadcaster, with quiet enthusiasm and a very hands-on practical approach, he built a substantial following amongst adults and children alike.  Always cutting a fairly formal figure … Continue reading

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