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Episode 4

Gardening challenge series with Fern Britton. The remaining six pairs are set the tricky task of growing in the greenhouse and must make a topiary tree.

Hosted by Fern Britton, the fourth round continues the search to find Britain's best growers. Having reached the half way point, six pairs remain ready to battle it out to harvest prizewinning fruit, vegetables and flowers ready for the show bench.

For the first time in the competition Jim Buttress sets them the tricky task of growing in the greenhouse, he wants to see a faultless aubergine on the show bench. The specimen flower continues to test the gardeners and Jonathan Moseley sets the challenge of making a topiary tree. Finally, preserves expert Thane Prince is expecting to taste prizewinning pickle and piccalillis on the show bench.

Which pair will continue to triumph and who will fail to blossom and leave the allotment for good?

1 hour

Credits

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

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