Charlie Dimmock is somewhat of a national treasure with green fingers, creating heavenly green spaces on our screens for over two decades now on popular shows like Ground Force and Garden Rescue.
Many consider Charlie a total pro when it comes to transforming gardens into beautiful outdoor spaces for many people across the country.
But it seems that when it comes to her own exterior design, the TV star doesn’t have the same enthusiasm.
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In an interview with Female First in 2016, the former Ground Force presenter admitted that she doesn’t always make sure her garden is in the best condition.
“First of all, I have to say that my garden is not always in perfect condition! Unfortunately, I tend to take time off to work during the busiest periods (spring and summer), so I often take delay, ”she explained.
“With all gardens, it’s best to do maintenance frequently and regularly this way, you really make the maintenance easier.
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“For example, by attacking weeds, they often don’t have the opportunity to sow seeds for so long that you reduce their number, which makes it easier to weed and by cutting lawns at least once a week, you not only get an attractive finish, but the lawn thickens. help keep weed seedlings out.
The Garden Rescue presenter then described her outdoor space, explaining the simple but effective techniques she uses to keep it beautiful.
“As for my garden, it is quite traditional, there is a patio with a few raised flower beds, a lawn with a part that I leave in meadow, mixed borders of shrubs and herbs, fruit trees and a quite large vegetable garden and yes a pond! – two levels with a small waterfall connecting them. “
Charlie also spoke about his passion and belief that gardening can have a profound impact on a person, as well as the practical benefits it brings.
She explained, “It’s a wonderful hobby, it not only helps keep people active, but there is a lot of research showing that it has a very positive influence on a person’s mental state. an attractive and well-tended garden is not only beautiful and inviting, but can increase the value of a home. “
Garden Rescue will air Sunday August 22 at 4:50 p.m. on BBC One.
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