A pain in the grass
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Silly Season: Bizarre Stories You Won't Believe!
104. A pain in the grass
Ann Atkin holds the world record for the largest collection of gnomes and pixies, with over 2,000. No wonder, then, that it takes time to maintain them. '[We] provide them with new clothes if they are in need of some, so [cleaning the gnomes] can take a very long time,' explains Atkin. 'It's quite a big task, but we all enjoy it.' The Gnome Reserve and Wild Flower Garden in north Devon is shut for months at a time with every gnome having to be moved for gardening!