Ken Crowther has been running a landscape company since 1966. During that time he has also run a retail nursery in Abridge, Essex. He worked as a local radio presenter for BBC Essex for 34 years until leaving in 2020. Ken presented his own gardening phone-in from 1992. He has broadcast from all the major gardening events across the UK including the Chelsea Flower Show. Ken is able to use his knowledge and years of expertise to advise the public and industry on techniques, plants and many other aspects of horticulture and gardening.
Ken’s latest landscaping business can be found here.

Andrew Tokely is the Horticultural Director for Kings Seeds in Essex. He has over 30 years of experience in horticulture, gained from his 11 years in the nursery trade, 21 years at Thompson & Morgan and his time with Kings seeds. Andrew is a very keen gardener growing a wide range of vegetables for the kitchen and for Exhibition on his allotment in Capel St Mary, Suffolk. He also loves growing leeks and onions on his plot as well as over 1000 bedding plants and a large collection of begonias in his garden. Visit Kings Seeds for more information.

Adam Pasco has been a leading gardening journalist in the UK for over 30 years, successfully launching and editing BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine for 22 of these. He now works from his own media company, Adam Pasco Media, as a consultant to the gardening industry.
During his career he has been editor of five national gardening magazines, a gardening columnist for The Daily Telegraph, contributed to numerous books, and was a presenter and judge for BBC Gardener of the Year.

Oliver Rogers has worked as a journalist and in public relations since the early 2000s. He left the BBC in 2011 and started working for a water company as a press officer, since then he has worked in the Civil Service for a range of government departments, including Defra. Oliver is vice-chair of the Thames Chase Trust and Community Forest in Upminster near East London. He now has an allotment and is keen on nature and the outdoors. On World Radio Gardening he works to update the website and produce quality programmes.

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