Is this Britain's most immaculate garden? Pensioner spends 30 HOURS A WEEK tending his lawn which is cut to exactly 5mm
- 'It's my pride and joy' reveals self-confessed 'gardening geek' Stuart Grindle
- Lush lawn is cut twice-a-day three times a week says the green-fingered gardener
- The award-winning 70-year-old has spent 30 years crafting the former veggie patch into a floral paradise
- Gardening widow Anne says she is allowed to step on the hallowed turf but son was told 'no ball games allowed'
- Mr Grindle claims his garden is a full time job getting him up at the crack of dawn
- Do you want a lawn like this? Well, it's easy – in theory. You just need to spend 30 hours a week gardening and do it for 30 years!
That's how long 70-year-old Stuart Grindle has spent turning a former vegetable plot into the picture of perfection it is today.
Mr Grindle mows his lawn six times a week and keeps the grass cut to an impressive 5mm. He was so determined to protect his precious grass that he even banned his son Jonathan from playing football on it when he was a boy.
Anne and Stuart Grindle stand on the hallowed turf, proudly showing off their immaculate garden at their home in Rotherham, Yorkshire
Stunning blooms, neat borders and vibrant shrubs dot the stunning green lawn
Mr Grindle is a former winner of the Doncaster In Bloom Best Garden competition