Frosts might not be to everyone’s liking but for farmer’s cold weather is natures friend as it helps kills bugs, stops slugs and helps breaks the soil down. Andrew McTurk is a market gardener who farmers in Brentwood in Essex he told Ken Crowther the cold weather does a lot more good than harm.
At the top of a windy hill in Essex you will find the RHS Garden Hyde Hall. It can also be a bit cold, meaning that some of the plants need more protection from the elements. Depending on their size they can be protected in the borders, whilst smaller plants are brought into the greenhouse as Heather Cutmore explained to Ken Crowther.