David Jackson from Mid Essex Hospitals NHS Trust chats with World Radio Gardening and Hospital Radio Chelmsford presenter, Owen Ward about a recent open day at Broomfield Hospital in Essex.
World Radio Gardening report, Ken Crowther speaks to award winning garden designer Mark Gregory.
Mark won a Chelsea Flower Show 2019 Gold Medal in the Show Gardens category for his “Welcome to Yorkshire” garden which also received the People’s Choice Award.
When it comes to working in horticulture there is a huge variety of area which people can work in from production, to landscaping and maintenance, tree work and lawns. John Mason from ACS in Australia talks about the variety of opportunities open to those who want to work horticulture.
Now in its second year the Homebase Garden Academy has been working really well. The programme offers people aged 16 the opportunity to learn about garden planning and design, gain knowledge on planting and landscaping as well as learning practical skills. Mentor Adam Frost told Ken Crowther about the benefits of the scheme.