Climate Change Lawn Madness Again
In his column, Flowerdew explains: "The last few summers were so dry, so often, that turf almost everywhere in southern and eastern counties was reduced to a parlous state.
"This wet spring and early summer has only shown what a difference sufficient water makes, producing the greenest turf I've ever seen.
"But with the prediction of drier summers ahead and the increasing frequency of hosepipe bans, sadly then, browned-out turf all summer long is going to become more and more likely.
"Indeed having a green lawn may even become seen as heinous a sin as driving a gas guzzling vehicle.
I'm not sure what he is growing in his greenhouse but I want some.