A lifelong gardener and a well-known face of TV gardening, Toby's gardening career started in his home county of Devon at a local rose nursery. Best known for presenting BBC Gardener's World – he is a regular on the program and the BBC's Chelsea Flower Show coverage. He has his own radio show on BBC Sounds and writes regularly for the Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Amateur Gardening and has penned five gardening books, including. Flowers: Planning & Planting for Year-Round Colour.
Tuesday 17th May, Toby will be giving a free gardening talk and demo at Gifford Lea and will discuss how to make the most of small garden space, giving tips for how to design and maintain a patio or balcony and create containers and hanging baskets. He'll also talk about his gardening career and there'll be Q&A to ask any gardening questions.
Toby will also talk about his garden experience and career where guests will have the opportunity to ask him their gardening questions. The event takes place from 11am to 2pm in Gifford Lea's Village Centre.
Coffee and cake will be served and guests will also have the opportunity to receive a tour of the village and meet residents of Gifford Lea.
"Gardening and being outdoors also has lots of benefits on our mental and physical wellbeing and it's a great way of staying active and taking up hobbies during retirement, something we're always keen to support at Inspired Villages."
Toby Buckland will be visiting Gifford Lea on Tuesday 17th May from 11am to 2pm. Places are limited so to attend please RSVP by calling 01789 48890 or email sales. firstname.lastname@example.org.
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