TV gardening star in town

Gardener's World Toby Buckland who will be speaking in Portishead.

Gardener's World Toby Buckland who will be speaking in Portishead. - Credit: Archant

GARDENING expert, author and former Gardener’s World television presenter Toby Buckland will be the celebrity guest speaker at Portishead Horticultural Society’s January meeting.

Toby describes himself as a ‘real gardener’, known for his light-hearted, hands-on approach as well as his artistic garden features made from plants and recycled materials.

He operates a nursery in the walled garden at Powderham Castle, near Exeter, but also has an online nursery at www.tobybuckland.com

Toby’s talk on continuous colour in the garden takes place at Somerset Hall in The Precinct, High Street, on January 23, starting at 7pm.

Admission is by ticket only, priced £6 for members or £8 for guests, which includes cheese and wine or coffee. The tickets can be bought from John Tovey on 01275 844118.


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