Holly Willoughby surprises fans as she asks for ‘advice’ on this bizarre topic

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  • Holly Willoughby has begged followers to help with her green-fingered hobby.

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    The TV star posted a picture of her home-grown tomatoes, asking for advice on how to ripen them.

    Holly, 39, was following a hack which suggested putting them next to a banana helps ripen them, but clearly wasn’t convinced.

    She wrote, “Now apparently this works to ripen them… My tomato plants are bursting with beautiful green tomatoes??? Any advice welcome please.”

    This Morning star Holly took up the unlikely hobby during lockdown as she, like the rest of the country, was forced to stay at home due to the ongoing global pandemic.

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    And Holly’s not the only celebrity who turned to gardening in quarantine as fellow ITV colleague, Lorraine Kelly, also used her garden to keep occupied.

    In fact, Lorraine, 60, revealed she’s finding gardening “therapeutic” during a time of great uncertainty.

    READ MORE: Holly Willoughby adopts hair trend sparked by Meghan Markle 

    On her new hobby, Lorraine said, “Sometimes I worry that I’m actually digging up nice plants and leaving weeds. But it’s really therapeutic. It’s actually really good.”

    It’s a surprise Holly can keep up with her new hobby as her schedule is already jam-packed.

    In fact the mum-of-three recently opened up about experiencing working mum-guilt.

    She told Red: “Becoming a mum was the only thing I knew I definitely wanted when I was growing up, but the image I had never involved me being a working mum. That’s the biggest challenge.

    “I’ve been riddled with guilt about getting that part wrong. You love them so much and you don’t want to mess them up.”

    READ MORE: Holly Willoughby announces huge career change 

    This Morning’s Holly has left talent agency, YMU Entertainment – formerly known as James Grant, after 13 years in a bid to become more self-sufficient and manage herself.

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    According to The Sun Online, an insider confirmed Holly, 39, spent lockdown reflecting on her hugely successful career so far and decided it was time for a change.

    A source revealed, “Lockdown has given her time to reflect and think about her future.

    “In many ways, it has become the perfect opportunity to start afresh and it was just time for a change.

    “She is really excited about managing herself and having more say over decisions on a day-to-day basis.”

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