Lou has worked in horticulture for over 20 years, exhibiting at shows such as Chelsea, Hampton court, Malvern, Gardeners world and Three counties. Trained at Garden Organic she has also had the pleasure of working in some beautiful gardens such as Sissinghurst and Hole Park and is Currently Head Gardener of one of Essex’s gems Ulting Wick, a private garden that opens for NGS. Twice voted into the top 3 gardens in the South East by Garden News readers it boasts 2 highly ornate planting schemes throughout the year.
Lou runs a zoom gardening club where once a month speakers from across the world of horticulture give lectures.
She also runs Fruit Pruning courses during Jan through to March and writes extensively on gardens, plants and aspects of horticulture on her blog and other publications
She is quite happy to give talks in person and via Zoom.
Fees – Live talks £120 plus travel (overnight accommodation if necessary)
Zoom talks £80 Hosted via her own Zoom account
Organic Gardening – Growing in tune with nature, helping the predators control the pests & soil care
Vegetable Growing – Managing the vegetable garden, what to grow & when to sow
The ornamental garden through the seasons – my take on some of the most rewarding plants throughout the year
Heritage vegetables – The history of vegetable growing in the UK
Ulting wick, A garden of change – my role as Ulting Wicks head Gardener and how we achieve our unique look
New for 2021!
Auriculas, their history and care – an in depth look at these historically important iced gems of the plant world
Snowdrops for everyone – A look at the more unusual and instantly recognisable varieties, how to increase your bulbs and some of the best snowdrop gardens.
The Winter Garden – a look at the plants you really want to include to make your garden a marvellous place to be even on the greyest day!
Jungle surprises you can grow in the UK – an in depth exploration of how you can achieve that exotic jungle feel in your own garden
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