Gardening & Floral Experts
Take a look at which gardening and floral experts are joining us in the Malvern Autumn Theatre.
Gardening expert Martin regularly broadcasts on BBC radio and has appeared on TV programmes including Simply Gardening. He has written for Garden News, Gardeners’ World and Garden Answers. Now Garden Adviser to RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Martin also runs his own garden advisory service.
Martin is hosting the theatre in Malvern Autumn Pavilion
Jamie is the Plant Manager for Hortus Loci, a wholesale plant nursery supplying mature plants for the likes of garden designers and landscape architects. At 16 he was a finalist in BBC3’s Young Gardener of the Year and by 18 he had an RHS Diploma in Practical Horticulture under his belt.
Jamie takes to the stage in the Malvern Autumn Pavilion
Alys is an award-winning journalist and passionate gardener. She is a regular presenter on BBC Gardeners’ World. Her BBC series, The Edible Garden aired on BBC2 in 2010 accompanied by her book The Edible Garden.
Alys takes to the stage in the Malvern Autumn Pavilion
Gardening expert Carol has appeared on Gardeners’ World since 1989, and presented programmes including Carol Klein's Plant Odysseys, Grow Your Own Veg and Life in a Cottage Garden, following a year in her garden. She has written numerous books and writes a column for The Guardian.
Carol takes to the stage in Malvern Autumn Pavilion
The floral expert from the BBC’s The Big Allotment Challenge, Jonathan is an international demonstrator of floristry, based in Derbyshire. A National Demonstrator for the National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies, Jonathan is renowned for bringing floral theatre to a whole new level.
Join Jonathan in the Floral Fiesta
Pennard Plants was established by Chris in 2001 with Mike Milligan. Stocking an eclectic mix of plants ranging from the exotic to the edible, its Victorian walled garden houses one of the UK's largest selections of edible plants with a huge variety of heritage and heirloom seeds for sale.
Chris takes to the stage in Malvern Autumn Pavilion
Garden designer and grower Jon has won 14 Chelsea Gold medals. He manages Stonebarn Landscapes – a design, landscaping and garden maintenance company based near Bristol.
Jon takes to the stage in the Malvern Autumn Pavilion