'Lively', 'entertaining' and 'hugely educational' is how people describe the talks Chris provides to gardening clubs and horticultural societies across the UK.
Chris’ desire to communicate his passion and knowledge for plants and landscape design began with training in horticulture at Pershore College, followed by several years conducting research and development at horticultural firms. A love of art and design subsequently led him to university to study for a degree and post grad in Landscape Architecture, making him one of the country’s few designers and presenters to combine both disciplines.
His career in TV began in 1998 after his natural energy and enthusiasm as a lecturer was spotted by a TV company. Chris combined his teaching and TV presenting for several years but eventually he left full time teaching, setting up his own Landscape Design and Consultancy business in Gloucestershire. He has worked with private and commercial clients on a wide range of projects across the UK and internationally, and also makes time to film TV projects, as well as write books and give talks.
To book Chris as a Speaker, contact a Prime Performers Booking Agent via the online booking enquiry form or alternatively call 020 7251 8222 for further information.
Chris provided the most amazing morning with his lecture on sustainable gardening. It is rare to find a speaker who is knowledgeable, eloquent and fun.
The Lifestyle College
- One of the UK’s most loved and in demand TV presenters who hosts some of the biggest shows on British television.
- One of Britain's most well-known and best-loved gardeners, having fronted the BBC's hugely successful Ground Force and Gardener's World.
- Chesney Battersby in Coronation Street