Gardening expert Alan Titchmarsh has shared how to ripen tomatoes more quickly. The gardening pro discussed his tips with Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby on This Morning in 2013. Alan first discussed his novel Mr Gandy’s Grand Tour before taking viewer questions about gardening.
Bananas product ethylene gas which acts as a plant hormone.
Another viewer asked Alan what she should do with her new smaller garden.
She asked: “I’m downsizing from a quarter of an acre garden to a tiny patch which is 12 foot by 28 foot.
“What on earth am I going to do with it?”
“Somewhere to sit, a greenhouse or whatever.
“Then, work out where you can put them.
“Don’t rush it. That’s the most important thing.”
Alan Titchmarsh: Spring into Summer airs tonight at 8pm on ITV.