Monday 3rd March we are hosting a talk by Christine Walkden on ‘The life of a Gardener’.
At the Ellendune Community Centre, Wroughton, SN4 9LW – Doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm start.
Refreshments & Raffle : Book signing : Ample free parking
Tickets £10 – NO CONCESSIONS
Tickets available from Sue Harding 01793 813147
About Christine Walkden
Christine Walkden is a British television presenter and gardener, best known for her appearances on gardening programmes and The One Show. She has hosted her own series, Christine’s Garden on the BBC.
She trained at the Lancashire College of Agriculture and then worked at two experimental horticultural stations, before moving to The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew based at Wakehurst Place, where she looked after the growing side of the seed physiology unit. After several more jobs she undertook a career change and became a freelance horticulturist, lecturing nationally and internationally. She has presented on BBC’s Gardeners’ World and various other TV and radio programmes and is a past winner of the Garden Writers’ Guild Radio Broadcasting Award.
In 1993 Christine’s book, The Houseplant Almanac, was published, and in 2007 A Year in Christine’s Garden – The Secret Diary of a Garden Lover was published to accompany the television series. In 2011, her third book, No-Nonsense Vegetable Gardening, was published. Christine previously wrote a weekly column in Amateur Gardening magazine and is a regular contributor to Choice magazine.
© Photo courtesy of HTA