Gardening Talks

Are you a speaker-finder?

When you are putting together your next programme, you may be interested in slide-illustrated talks I give on gardening and botany.

I am experienced in lecturing to clubs and societies, both in UK and abroad (see In the Press) and have also given lectures in the University of Sheffield Division of Continuing Adult Education.

My current topics are:

  • The Adventurous Gardener
  • Flowers and Gardens of Barbados
  • Gardening in Troughs and Sinks
  • Climbing Plants
  • Patio Panache
  • Going Native (ornamental native plants)
  • Fantastic Foliage
  • Flowers and Gardens of the Canaries
  • Sheffield Botanic Gardens – 12 months of colour (new talk for 2020)

My talks are on Powerpoint, and I bring my own data-projector and laptop.  But I ask that you provide a table, an extension lead (with 2 sockets) and a screen (or an expanse of plain white wall).

Good black-out of windows and sky-lights is essential if the lecture is to take place in daylight hours.

My fee is very reasonable.  Please contact me for details.

Availability for talks (after the end of Covid-19 lock-down):

April to early September, daytime and evening.

November, December and January, daytime only.

Unavailable February to March, and mid-September to end of October.

Please note, I am based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, and travel by public transport.