About Me

I am an experienced writer and editor, specialising in gardening. I have over 20 years’ experience of working on gardening magazines, books and websites. I am a trained horticulturalist and a qualified garden designer. Find out more about me


I have written for The English Garden, BBC Gardeners’ World, The Garden Design Journal, The Daily Telegraph, Garden Answers, House Beautiful and more.

Editorial Services

I offer a full range of editorial services, including commissioning, writing and content creation, editing and proofreading.


I’m the author of How Not To Kill Your Houseplant (Dorling Kindersley, 2017). I have also worked on three other books.


My blog features inspiration from gardens I visit as well as musings on my own garden and houseplants.

Latest blog posts

Winter survival guide
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I once interviewed a lovely lady called Olive Mason, owner of a beautiful garden called Dial Park in Worcestershire....

Streptocarpus love
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This summer, in that all too brief window between lockdowns, I found myself having a socially distanced ponder over a plant with an elderly gentleman in a trilby.

Learning Online
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This year, I’ve spent far too much time online – haven’t we all? But in fairness, I’ve learned a lot and have well and truly been inspired. Normally, I love going on short courses and attending talks, but it’s often not possible due to time or distance constraints. This year, expert knowledge has been beamed straight into our homes.

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