Episode 3

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Episode 3 of 6

Duration: 1 hour

The third round of The Big Allotment Challenge hosted by Fern Britton continues the search for Britain's best growers. Seven pairs remain and it is time to pull up the carrots, pick the gladioli and get in a pickle over their chutneys.

Jim wants to see three uniform carrots and a flawless gladioli specimen presented on the show bench. Jonathan ups the ante with his surprise floral arrangement and tasks the allotmenteers to design and make a table arrangement using flowers from their patch. Queen of preserves Thane Prince is on the search for perfection as the teams battle it out to deliver an award winning chutney and cordial to the show bench.

Who will be sent home and who will continue to dig their way to victory and be named the winners of The Big Allotment Challenge?


Fern Britton
Jim Buttress
Jonathan Moseley
Thane Prince
Series Producer
Louise Hutchinson
Executive Producer
Melissa Brown
Executive Producer
Daisy Goodwin


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The Big Allotment Challenge

The Big Allotment Challenge's floral guru and judge Jonathan Moseley took to Twitter to help solve your garden dilemmas. Check out his words of wisdom below...

  • 1 May 2014 17:28:28

    Judge Jonathan joined us for an hour on Tuesday 29th April

    You can find out more about our floral guru on The Big Allotment Challenge website.
  • 1 May 2014 17:00:03

    @VelvetBrown wants to know; "what's your favourite cut flower for May?"

  • 1 May 2014 17:07:46

    @BexWinch asks; "how did you get into flower arranging?"

  • 1 May 2014 17:08:54

    "I heard the top buds will only open as old flowers are removed, is this true?" @LissysGarden queries...

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