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Garden Gnome Trivia

Garden Gnome Trivia


Below is some fun trivia:

Morton's List provides a Garden Gnomes Spec Sheet.PDF for Dungeons and Dragons.

Approximately 30 garden gnomes are destroyed by heavy machine guns from a British Army tank in the final episode of the British TV comedy series, Citizen Smith.


Garden Gnomes have been banned by the Chelsea Flower Show in the United Kingdom. They claim that the gnomes detract from the garden designs.

The Garden Gnome of Lamport Hall, Northamptonshire, England is named Lampy. It is one of the original batches of gnomes first brought to the United Kingdom from Germany in 1847 by Sir Charles Isham. Lampy is so treasured that it is insured for the amount of one million pounds!

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In 1998, it was estimated that there were over 4 million garden gnomes residing in Germany.

In 2006, it was estimated that at least 8% of the population of Great Britain have a garden gnome.

Some underwater gnomes are said to have been placed over 50m (150ft) below the surface in Wastwater in the Lake District in Cumbria, England.

Garden gnomes are included in The Sims video games. There are also a few other video games with garden gnomes.

Mad Matt has created a game called Garden Gnome Wars that uses a deck of playing cards, 5 gnomes per player, and a soft foam ball.

A Pennsylvania man was convicted of using a garden gnome as a deadly weapon while in a drunken rage.

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