Orleton and District Gardening Club

25th September 2018

Christine Walkden

Gardens of the UK

Christine Walkden is a Plantswoman and horticulturist, lecturing nationally and internationally. She was a past presenter on BBC’s Gardeners World and presenter of two of her own series on BBC 2 TV ‘Christine’s Garden’.

In 2014 Christine presented on her own, a 15 part x 45 minutes BBC 1 daytime series called Glorious Gardens From Above shown on both BBC 1 and BBC 2, which won a Royal Television Society Award for the best Daytime Series. The series was also a finalist in the Garden Media Guilds Awards 2015 under the category of TV Broadcast of the Year.

During both 2013 and 2014 Christine was part of the award winning team that presented the series The Great British Garden Revival shown on BBC 2. She also broadcasts on Local and National Radio and is a past winner of the Garden Writers’ Guild Radio Broadcasting Award.

 Christine also appears on BBC Breakfast, GMTV, and The Paul O Grady Show and is the resident gardening expert for BBC 1’s The One Show. Christine is also a member of the BBC presenters' team which covers the RHS Chelsea and Hampton Court Flower Shows. She is also a BBC Radio 4 Gardener’s Question Time panelist.

Winner of THEHORTCHANNEL.TV Best Gardening Television/Radio presenter of the year 2012 Award and the Best gardening Newspaper/Magazine Columnist/Reporter of the year 2012. Winner of Amateur Gardening magazine's TV Gardener of the Year Award 2014.

www.christinewalkden.com