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Jane Perrone

Biography

Jane Perrone is a freelance writer specialising in plants and gardens. She is the host of On the Ledge, a podcast about houseplants, and lives in Bedfordshire with her family and a hairy hound called Wolfie. 

Jane writes for a range of publications, including the Guardian, Gardens Illustrated, Grow Your Own magazine, The English Garden, Rakes Progress and Learning with Experts. She is industry zone editor for the Society of Garden Designers' magazine, Garden Design Journal.

Jane has a background in news journalism, spending a total of more than 20 years working in local newspapers, then the Guardian as a reporter and news desk editor. In 2008 she become gardening editor at the Guardian where she worked until 2017. 

Jane regularly give talks to gardening groups and societies, appear on gardening podcasts (her own and others) and give interviews on the radio about everything from slugs to succulents. 

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