Nudity-friendly plants for World Naked Gardening Day

Celebrating World Naked Gardening Day on the first Saturday of May? You’ll want to know about these five nudity-friendly plants so that you can enjoy gardening in its most natural form, without worrying about stray pricks or stingers… World Naked Gardening Day: Be care-free with these nudity-friendly plants Stachys lanata Also known as Lambs Ears…

7 things to do on World Naked Gardening Day

World Naked Gardening Day is almost upon us, being the first Saturday of May each year. It’s a day for gardeners to celebrate gardening in the most natural form – that’s right, naked! Many enthusiastic gardeners take part in this day every year; just take a look at the best photos from this day last…

World Naked Gardening Day 2017 review

Gosh! You guys aren’t shy, are you? I just can’t help wondering what the neighbours thought about your leafy antics! I bet there was many a curtain twitching on Saturday May 6th, 2017! The first weekend of May each year is designated as “drop-your-pants and dig day”, and keen gardeners worldwide let the breeze flow as they spread their fertiliser…

The best photos from World Naked Gardening Day.. so far!

Despite the ever-changing weather, quite a few of you have been disrobing on World Naked Gardening Day. Here’s a selection of my favourite cheeky botanical shots! We do need more ladies for the gallery though. Come forth and sling the bra aside…! 2018’s day of nominated nakedness is Saturday 5 May. Will you be taking…

Are you getting naked in the garden this year?

I have no idea how the phenomenon started, but it seems that the first Saturday of May each year is the day you should get back to nature as you dib, weed and prune! It’s World Naked Gardening Day!! The Grubby Gardeners were early adopters of this practice, and happily de-clothed at the Kensington Roof Gardens…

The ban on gnomes by the Garden Ninja

In the second of the series of blogs covering the story of the gnome, guest blogger ‘The Garden Ninja’ explores why gnomes attract haters…!  “Why are gnomes under threat? Gardening has always been a serious hobby; taking time, effort, some horticultural skill and patience. Commercial garden centres have over taken many of the local nurseries and…

The history of the gnome by the Garden Ninja

Guest blogger, Lee (a.k.a The Garden Ninja!) delves into the history of the gnome! “Garden gnomes are often seen as lovable. The brightly-coloured, terracotta models stand steadfast in gardens all year, just like its summer every day. My hazy childhood gardening memories are filled with explorations of neighbouring gardens trying to find gnomes, or racing around…

Sacrificing my identity!! All in the name of charity

The time has come for you to VOTE on the future of my face! Please help me support Alzheimer’s Society as I prepare to lose my pride and joy; my hair and beard. HOWEVER, the decision is in YOUR hands. Please make your donation by clicking on either SHAVE or KEEP. By donating as little as…

What’s it like being married to a Grubby Gardener…..?

Here’s a very different view of the Grubby Gardeners’ charity madness… It’s Charlotte, the wife of @a_wain ! “My name is Charlotte and I am married to a Grubby! I met Andy a little while ago now and have always known that he has drive, a flair for persuasion and is extremely good at his job….

Grubby Gardeners: their thoughts on their recent mud run! Part 4

Thomas Bannister, @tommywellies was our pocket rocket…. “Tired, lethargic and aching legs… I hadnt even warmed up yet! A gruelling week in the nursery, a 6 mile run on Wednesday and 1am bedtime on Friday night had not been the best preparation for what was to be my longest run ever! My alarm went off…