Gardening writer and broadcaster Peter Seabrook, who has died at the age of 86, following a suspected heart attack, was a horticulturalist who presented programmes including Gardeners’ World and wrote a gardening column for The Sun for more than 40 years.
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) said it would “miss him enormously”.
A spokesperson said: “We are very sad to hear that one of the greatest champions of horticulture, Peter Seabrook, has died.
“Peter had the most incredible career in horticulture and exhibited at RHS Chelsea Flower Show for decades and was regularly at RHS events, gardens and flower shows.
“As well as raising the profile and importance of horticulture, he was passionate about getting young people gardening. We will miss him enormously.”
Victoria Newton, editor in chief of The Sun, said: “For 45 years, Peter Seabrook MBE was a huge part of the Sun family, helping millions of readers with their gardening queries.
“His projects with schools helped more than three million children discover and share his passion for plants and…