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Sandhill Farm, Newtown Road
Sherfield English Romsey SO51 6JY

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Public Speaking

For Horticultural Societies and Garden Clubs

I offer lively illustrated talks for groups nationwide. Popular titles include

The Creative Shrub Garden: How to create striking and lasting planting combinations using shrubs. (Book published 2014)

 Planting for Wildlife: How to have a wildlife friendly garden without creating a wilderness. Plants that provide food for insects and birds.

Design and Planting:  Ideas on garden design and tips on improving your garden with  successful planting.                                  

The Winter Garden:   Plants that come into their own during winter. Foliage, flowers, stems and bark.

Beautiful Bulbs:  Spring flowering bulbs for pots and containers, naturalising and to add colour to beds and borders.                       

Planting with Trees:   Selecting the right trees for small gardens.       What to plant with and under trees.

Beautiful Gardens: A journey around some classic gardens. Lovely pictures and beautiful flowers. Ideal for non-gardening enthusiasts

Permanent and Seasonal Planting for Pots and Containers: Shrubs, perennials, bulbs and seasonal plants for pots throughout the year. 

All lectures are illustrated with around 60 images and last between an hour and an hour and a quarter. 

For details and charges e mail 

For After dinner, lunch, Conferences and other events 

I am an experienced speaker at events of all types. I aim to be topical, relevant to the interest of the audience , engaging and entertaining. I work with or without visuals and operate nationwide.

For details and quotation e mail