26 - Chris Collins


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By Tamsin Westhorpe and Candide and Tamsin Westhorpe. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Chris Collins, the well-loved 'gardening geezer', describes his gardening adventures and how he has curated a horticultural CV to die for.
From entry through apprenticeship he progressed into a career at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and Westminster Abbey, before becoming a well-loved TV personality for the BBC. He's now an ambassador for gardeners to positively contribute to the environment in his current position as Head of Horticulture at Garden Organic.
He's never happier than when surrounded by plants. He shares top tips on balcony gardening from his time living in Japan, to engaging the next generation of gardeners through the vast network of organisations out there,
Tamsin Westhorpe, a Judge at RHS Chelsea Flower Show, hosts her brand new podcast, ‘Fresh from the Pod’. Listen to conversations with celebrity gardeners, environmentalists, conservationists and dedicated plant enthusiasts, to find out more about their lives.
Fresh From the Pod is brought to you by Candide, the free app for plant lovers. Join Candide to be part of an informative and inspirational online gardening community, connecting gardeners and plant lovers of all ages not only to each other but also to an encyclopaedic wealth of gardening knowledge.
Produced by Max Thrower, Chris D’Agorne & Ben Webb
Edited, Mixed & Mastered by Ben Webb

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