Writing and presenting

I love sharing information and have written for online publishers, magazines and newspapers for over twenty five years with a focus on nature and gardening.

With a regular column on The Telegraph from 2018 – present and contributing to The Guardian, The Independent, BBC Gardeners’ World, RHS The Garden, Gardens Illustrated, House & Garden, Garden News, Rakes Progress, Plant Heritage and many others around the world. 

In 2019 I released my first gardening book Wild about Weeds: Garden Design with Rebel Plants, followed by RHS The Gardener’s Book of Patterns in 2020.

Back in the day I wrote for the music and children’s TV sectors (at one point Basil Brush was my boss!), then moved on to digital technology and later education.


  • The Times Gardening Book of the Year 2019
  • GMG Blog of the Year in 2017
  • GMG Gardening Book of the Year 2020 (finalist)
  • PPA Garden Journalist of the Year 2020 (finalist)
  • The Drum Top 50 Most Influential People in Social Media


I mainly concentrate on online videos but I have appeared on TV shows like BBC Gardener’s World, BBC’s Big Dreams, Small Spaces, ITV’s This Morning, BBC News, and Sky News. I’ve given talks at the Gardener’s World Live, Landscape, the Garden Museum and a number of regional clubs.

Jack Wallington Garden News Magazine