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BNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: PeterWillows/BNPS Walter Back of the Blue Ribbon nursery near Chichester in Hampshire is having to compost nearly all this years summer bedding. Cancelled Spring leads to financial meltdown for Britain's plant growers. Nurseries have had to throw away over 50 million pounds worth of spring flowers due to the prolonged winter weather that has gripped Britain. The freezing conditions have put people off from tending to their gardens which should now be awash with colourful spring plants usually bought at garden centres. But due to the lack of demand, independent growers and nurseries haven't been able to sell on their stock to places like B&Q and Homebase. They are now having to make room for their summer flowers and have no choice but to bin spring plants such as pansies, primroses and violas by the lorry load. It is estimated that over 30 million individual plants will have to be dumped.