Drought zones are official in a further 17 English counties, as a warning came that water shortages could last until Christmas 2012.
The Environment Agency declared drought zones in the following additional English counties :
Parts of Hampshire
Most of Wiltshire
Gardeners are being asked to use water more wisely in the garden - but this is not just for 2012 !
Unpredictable weather is bringing new challenges to all of our gardens.We need to adapt as weather patterns shift and our seasons become confused as a result of changes to our climate.
Gardening in the Global Greenhouse is the future for the 26million parks and gardens which make the UK such a green and pleasant land.