He also revealed that his co-star Adam Frost would be replacing him and fronting the show from his garden.
Monty continued: “But Gardeners’ World, of course, will still be with you and in Adam’s garden.
“And I’ll be back here at Longmeadow in a few weeks time.
“So until then, bye-bye,” Monty smiled.
Monty didn’t explain why he would be taking time away from the show.