Gardeners Question Time

One of the highlights of the Hampshire Country & Garden Festival will be a ‘Gardeners’ Question Time’. Chaired by Stefan Buczacki, well known former panelist and Chairman on Radio 4’s ‘Gardeners’ Question Time’ he also wrote and presented ‘The Gardening Quiz’ on Radio 4. One of the most experienced and prolific non-fiction authors in the country, he has written around sixty books.

One of our speakers Rosy Hardy will be joined on the Panel by David Jewell, Head of Collections at The Hillier Arboretum, which jointly in 2017 won the Best in Category award with (Osborne House, Isle of Wight) for the Heritage Park/Garden of the Year award. Previously, David was Floral Superintendent at R.H.S. Wisley, and is a contributor to The R.H.S. Garden Journal. He also  lectures on horticulture through out the U.K. They will also be joined by Jez Stamp, one half of JamesonStamp, Jez is a plantsman and garden designer.  Jez is an RHS prize winner, he won the Institute of Horticulture Young Horticulturist of the Year in 2014 and is a gardening expert on BBC Radio Bristol.  He worked as a nurseryman for a number of his formative years plus a stint as a researcher on BBC Gardeners’ World and has run a hands on garden design and development company for the last 7 years.