Denzel Becomes Champion Gardener

DENZEL WASHINGTON is making the most of his life now his kids no longer need his sporting advice - he has become a champion gardener.

The movie star admits he started to feel a bit lost when his four kids, aged between 13 and 20, told him they no longer needed his coaching help in their sports teams - so he turned his attentions to growing plants, fruit and vegetables.

Washington, who turns 50 in December (04), has created a small orchard at the home he shares with his wife PAULETTA and three of their children and grows plums and tangerines.

He says, "I walk around talking to the flowers."

The actor is also planning ahead - and hopes to learn how to sail.

He says, You start to figure out that life just ain't that complicated."

The PHILADELPHIA star has, however, done a great job coaching his kids - his son JOHN, 20, is a top college footballer and teenage daughter KATIA is a high school basketball ace.

30/07/2004 02:36


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