UK Garden Expert – Plants & Horticulture, Writer & Speaker2024-04-04T22:23:04+01:00

With over 50 years of practical experience in gardening and horticulture David has a wealth of hints, tips and inspiration to share. So whether it’s advice on basic growing techniques, choosing which plants to grow or dealing with your gardening problems, there’s plenty to discover in the sections below…

With over 40 years of practical experience in gardening and horticulture David has a wealth of hints, tips and inspiration to share. So whether it’s advice on basic growing techniques, choosing which plants to grow or dealing with your gardening problems, there’s plenty to discover in the sections below…

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HOLIDAYS AND TOURS FOR 2024 & 2025

Travelling to some extra special gardens and beautiful locations, these tours are designed to make for a memorable holiday. And with David on hand, you’ll discover so much more about the area and the gardens we visit. In fact, many guests enjoy his company, plant knowledge and efficiency as a host so much that they’ve travelled with him many times over the years. Click on the scrolling images to link through to see all the gardening holidays with David for 2024 & 2025

DISCOVER USEFUL TIPS ON GROWING, PLANTING AND PROBLEM SOLVING…

Growing made easy

Planting Ideas

Problem solving

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Faced with pruning the roses, it is important to understand what makes stems die back on roses. Perhaps unsurprisingly it is referred to as .....

COURSES WITH DAVID FOR 2024

Discovering ways to improve your gardening and growing skills is a great way to get the most from your plot, whatever its size. From propagation to pruning, or garden design to greener growing, David's wealth of experience will help you to become a better gardener. This year he'll be returning to the ever-popular Barnsdale Gardens in Rutland, and talking at Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants - one of the Nation's great nurseries. Click on the image below to play the video, then HERE to go to a slideshow of clickable events to find out more and ways to book your place on one of David's sessions.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT DAVID...

“David has the knack of passing on his wide knowledge with an infectious enthusiasm that is never overbearing.”

Alan Titchmarsh, Gardener and presenter

"David is amazingly knowledgeable about all aspects of gardening and horticulture, borne of his wide experience. I’ve been lucky enough to know and work with him for many years."

Carol Klein, Plantswoman, author and TV presenter

“It’s always a pleasure working with David on our practical videos – he’s a great presenter and knows his subject inside out.”

Daniel Hayes, Editor, Gardeners' World Magazine & gardenersworld.com

“We first lectured at Sparsholt College in the late 1980’s – even then David showed a natural ability to communicate, had an infectious enthusiasm and cared greatly about teaching his subject to the next generation of horticulturists and gardeners.”

Rosie Yeomans, Horticultural consultant, broadcaster and lecturer

“David has years of practical experience over a vast range of gardening subjects, an irrepressible passion for plants and a desire to share that knowledge with everyone.”

Matt Biggs, Horticulturist, author and broadcaster

“Getting gardening advice from David is like getting advice from your best friend who knows a lot more about gardening than you but who never makes you feel inferior. He delivers guidance with oodles of expertise and a dash of good humour.”

Rebecca Parker, Presenter/producer, BBC Radio Solent

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