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Have your children got green fingers?

Children's TV presenter Dominic Wood is encouraging children to garden Credit: ITV News Central

The children's TV presenter Dominic Wood and the Royal Horticultural Society are asking teachers in the East Midlands to nominate pupils for the 2013 RHS Young School Gardener of the Year award.

Any teachers from schools involved in the RHS Campaign for School Gardening can put students forward for the award. In the East Midlands an estimated 275,000 pupils garden at 1,370 schools involved in the scheme.