Joe Swift | The Expert Gardener – Online

Fri 27 May - Mon 6 Jun 2022

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Joe Swift
Joe Swift, modern space
Joe Swift, edible Garden
Joe Swift, nature Garden
Joe Swift, Small Garden
Joe Swift, Indoor Garden
Alex Clark
Earth Day

This event was recorded at our Spring Festival in April

Celebrate the joy of spring with Joe Swift  

Celebrate the joy of spring with Gardener’s World regular, Joe Swift – a successful garden designer and TV presenter who has recently launched a new series of books to help you create your own green space, be it an edible garden, a nature garden or a small garden. Joe gives invaluable advice guaranteed to beautify your outer space, enable you to garden sustainably and unleash your potential as a green thumb.

Joined in conversation by literary critic and gardening enthusiast Alex Clark.


Venue: Online

Duration: 1hr

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Joe Swift, Small Garden

The Expert Gardener by Joe Swift

Buy the book from our online bookseller LRB Bookshop

Author biography 

Joe Swift is an author, TV presenter and garden designer. He makes regular appearances on BBC’s Gardener’s World and the RHS Flower Shows.  


Alex Clark is a journalist and broadcaster regularly seen in the pages of the Guardian,  Observer and Times Literary Supplement and heard on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row and Open Book. She co-hosts the Graham Norton Book Club podcast and is a former Man Booker and Orwell Prize judge.

Alex was also appointed as the first female Editor of Granta magazine in May 2008. She was a member of the panel of judges for Granta‘s Best of Young British Novelists 2003, the 2008 Man Booker Prize, the Encore Award for best second novel and is on the advisory committee of the Folio Prize.