Books, TV, articles, radio, podcasts by Jack

Gardeners’ World
Hassle Free Harvests
A monthly five page feature from our exposed veg plot in Yorkshire. Researching easy, reliable crops with higher than average yields. (2021 – now)

The Telegraph
Two Hours on the Veg Plot column
I wrote the popular weekly column and large feature spreads from my old London allotment over the course of five years from 2018.

The Guardian
Feature writer & tutor
Various spreads on different gardening topics and a series of online masterclasses on sustainable gardening.


Wild about Weeds: Garden Design with Rebel Plants
Laurence King Publishing

The Times Gardening Book of the Year 2019

RHS Gardener’s Book of Patterns: Design, Style and Inspiration
Thames & Hudson

Gardens Illustrated Books of the Year

A Greener Life: Discover the Joy of Mindful and Sustainable Gardening
Laurence King Publishing

The Times & Sunday Times Gardening Book of the Year 2022

Television, radio, podcasts and video

BBC Gardeners’ World
In 2022 our old little London courtyard appeared on the show for the last time before we moved to Yorkshire. It was great to catch it at the end.

BBC Big Dreams Small Spaces
In 2015 my partner Chris and I took part in this wonderful Monty Don series. It sparked the start of my journey into professional gardening and design.

Radio, online video, podcasts
I’ve taken part in lots of national and local radio shows, been filmed by the RHS and other charities for online video and been interviewed on various podcasts.

Wild Way newsletter

My current main writing project is my Wild Way gardening and wildlife newsletter which is a weekly blast of plant and wildlife information for free. If you enjoy it and want more, I also produce an optional monthly longer newsletter, which costs £20 per year for twelve issues. Plus paid subscribers receive access to the back catalogue of issues and 20% off books and seed packets in my online shop.