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What has happened to Monty Don?

The presenter suffered a stroke 12 years ago

April 23, 2021 – 20:27 BST Emmy Griffiths. We’re so glad he’s back! We couldn’t imagine Gardeners’ World without Monty Don, but the TV personality was forced to step down from the show temporarily after suffering a stroke in 2008.

Why is Monty Don not on gardeners 2020?

Monty Don has shared who will be replacing him on Gardeners’ World after he revealed that he would be taking a break from the show. Addressing his followers on Twitter about his next venture, Monty said that he will be recording his audiobook, after it had been postponed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Why did Monty Don leave gardeners?

GardenersWorld star Monty Don has announced his replacement as he takes a break from the long-running series. Monty, 65, has been leading the popular series since 2003, but is now taking some time off in order to focus on a new project.

Is Monty Don a vegetarian?

I was a vegetarian, passionately socialist, with earrings and eyeliner, coming into a tight-knit, isolated community, and was treated with nothing but hospitality and kindness by hunt members. Since then, I have had no tolerance at all for the fluffy sentimentality and ignorance of the anti-hunting lobby.

What age is Monty Don?

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Who is taking over from Monty Don on Gardeners World?

The horticulturist told his fans that they would be in safe hands as host Adam Frost will take the helm in his absence. Adam has been a regular on the BBC One show since 2018, with the garden designer known for winning seven Gold Medals at the Chelsea Flower Show.

Is Monty Don stepping down from Gardeners World?

We’ve run out of time and I’m going to be away next week.” Monty stated his co-star Adam Frost, 51, would be holding down the fort whilst he’s away from hosting the show. Concluding his announcement, the presenter said: “I’ll see you back here at Long Meadow in a fortnight’s time.

Is Long Meadow Monty’s Garden?

Its presenters have included Monty Don, who lives in Herefordshire, as well as Alan Titchmarsh. Viewers of Gardeners’ World will know that one of the locations used for filming is Mr Don’s own garden, Longmeadow. The stunning garden is located in Herefordshire, a short drive from the market town of Leominster.

Who is hosting gardeners world in 2021?

BBC GardenersWorld presenters confirmed to appear include Monty Don, Adam Frost, Carol Klein, Joe Swift and Frances Tophill. BBC GardenersWorld magazine columnist, Alan Titchmarsh, has also been confirmed to appear on Saturday, plus Toby Buckland on Sunday.

When did Monty Don take over gardeners world?

The business closed in 1990 just as Monty’s television and writing career was taking off. A prolific horticultural journalist, Monty Don was the Observer’s gardening editor from 1994 until 2006. He now contributes a regular column for the Daily Mail and GardenersWorld Magazine.

How can I watch Monty Don?

Gardeners’ World – you can currently watch Monty on BBC Gardeners’ World every week from 20th March 2020 on BBC2 in the UK and the series is also available on BBC iPlayer and Britbox. Monty Don’s American Gardens series for BBC Two first aired on the BBC in January 2020.

Has Gardeners World been Cancelled?

Several garden events have already been cancelled this year, so I was thrilled to learn that BBC Gardener’s World Live is back on the calendar with a Special Edition for 2021. The show will run from 26-29th August 2021 at the Birmingham NEC, with some changes to allow for social distancing.

Is Adam Frost taking over from Monty Don?

However, earlier today, Monty confirmed this would not be the case and Adam Frost will be stepping in instead. He replied: “No – Adam will take the helm to cover.” Hopefully, Monty’s absence from the show will not be for long as he shared he was making good progress with reading his audiobook.

Is Monty Don ill?

Monty Don has suffered a stroke, forcing him to step down as presenter of Gardeners’ World on BBC2. The 52-year-old has been off the show for six weeks, with the corporation blaming his absence on ‘exhaustion’. But yesterday it admitted he had had a ‘minor stroke’ and is taking time off to make a full recovery.

Is gardeners world coming back in 2020?

GardenersWorld is set to return to BBC Two next year and the 2020 series can be watched on the BBC iPlayer now.

What is Monty Don salary?

While his exact fortune is not known, Celebs Age Wiki estimated the gardening expert has a fortune of between £1million to £4million. The TV favourite was born in Germany in 1955, but grew up in Hertfordshire, England.

Does Monty Don have a job?

Since then he has written and produced several garden series of his own; the most recent being Monty Don’s American Gardens which was aired in 2020.

Monty Don.

Monty Don OBE
Alma mater Magdalene College, Cambridge
Occupation Television presenter, gardener, writer
Years active 1989–present
Television Gardeners’ World