Pippa Greenwood will be on the BBC Gardeners’ World Live Theatre on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 

Book to see Pippa on stage for her sessions on House Plants with British Garden Centres (free of charge)

Pippa Greenwood trained as a botanist at Durham University (BSc hons) and then gained an MSc. in Crop Protection at Reading University. In 2007 she was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Science by The University of Durham.

In 1985, Pippa started working at The Royal Horticultural Society’s Garden at Wisley in Surrey, where she ran the Plant Pathology Department, answering several thousand gardening queries every year. In 1988 I began working for the BBC, joining Alan Titchmarsh for the weekly gardening slot on BBC 1’s Daytime Live.

For over 13 years, Pippa was a regular presenter on BBC 2’s ‘Gardeners’ World’, presenting items on garden pests and diseases, science and gardening, and creating and running my organic kitchen garden from her Hampshire garden.  She is also a regular panelist on BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time.

Pippa presented my own series, ‘Growing Science’ on BBC Radio 4. and was the Presenter on BBC Radio Solent’s ‘Topsoil with Pippa Greenwood’, a three hour gardening and music show.

Pippa was the gardening consultant for the ITV murder mystery series Rosemary and Thyme starring Pam Ferris and Felicity Kendal, advising on the gardening sub-plot and other plant related matters, and the gardening personalities of the two actresses!

She has several regular writing commitments including BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine & NFU Countryside and for 18 years was the gardening columnist for The Mirror newspaper.

Pippa has written many books including the bestsellers, ‘New Gardener’ (in excess of one and a half million copies sold) & Gardening Hints and Tips, RHS Garden Pests and Diseases, Garden Problem Solver, Flower Gardener,  Pippa’s Organic Kitchen Garden,  A Garden for All Seasons, Pippa Greenwood’s Gardening Year, 1001 Ways to be a Better Gardener.  She co-authored The Gardeners’ Question Time book. Her latest publication is The Gardener’s Year (Summersdale).