PROUD gardener Roy Vickers has given his Bolton-on-Dearne plot a distinctly festive feel — and people have been so impressed that they have literally thrown money at it.
The 81-year-old from Mexborough Road has decorated his garden with a Christmas theme and people have donated cash because they are so happy to see it.
Roy is collecting the money from members of the public to donate to a Doncaster children’s hospice.
Mr Vickers, a former pub landlord, hit the news in the summer when his garden — resplendent with hundreds of flowers, hanging baskets and tubs — became a local talking point.
Mr Vickers said that his Christmas garden has been equally popular.
He said: “People keep chucking money onto the lawn.”
Rather than being a lifelong gardener, Mr Vickers has only developed his green-fingered skills over the last few years after becoming “bored to tears” when he was 79.
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