Pippa Greenwood is taking to the BBC World Theatre stage this year to discuss Houseplants. Pippa trained as a botanist at Durham University (BSc Hons) and then gained an MSc. in Crop Protection at Reading University.
Pippa has many years of experience in this industry and has worked alongside the BBC for many years joining Alan Titchmarsh on the weekly gardening slot on Daytime Live in 1988. She was a regular guest 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 has also presented her own radio series on BBC Radio 4 and was the Presenter of BBC Radio Solent’s ‘Topsoil with Pippa Greenwood’. 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!
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).
The BBC Gardeners’ World Live Theatre, sponsored by British Garden Centres, is the place to see top experts in entertaining and informative talks, from the comfort of a pre-booked seat, all hosted by Nicki Chapman.
Many big names are expected to appear including; Monty Don, Alan Titchmarsh, Adam Frost and more!