Question time for county gardeners

Nicholas Warliker and Johnnie Amos will be joined by other gardening experts at our Gardeners Question Time event on April 12
Nicholas Warliker and Johnnie Amos will be joined by other gardening experts at our Gardeners Question Time event on April 12

Keen gardeners can put their questions to a panel of green-fingered experts at our special event.

The Evening Telegraph and BBC Radio Northampton have teamed up to host a Gardeners Question Time event on Thursday, April 12, at the Kettering Park Hotel, in Kettering Parkway.

The event will give people the chance to get expert advice about their garden from some of the most knowledgable gardeners in Northamptonshire.

The panel will be led by Johnnie Amos, who presents the Sunday lunchtime programme the Kitchen Garden Show on BBC Radio Northampton.

Also joining the panel is Caroline Tait, nursery and propagation manager at Coton Manor.

Caroline is also a design consultant, florist and lecturer and has worked on a number of gold medal-winning exhibits at Chelsea and Hampton Court alongside Roger Harvey Nurseries.

Garden designer Becky Peace, a trained arboriculturist with her own consultancy business, will be on hand to offer advice. The fourth panellist will be Alistair Peak, a consultant gardener at Bulwick Park. Alistair has also has been a head gardener at a number of estates in Northamptonshire.

Completing the panel is the Evening Telegraph’s gardening expert Nicholas Warliker.

A lifetime professional gardener and a local and national show judge, Nicholas was head gardener at Barnwell Manor for 25 years and now works part-time as an assistant and advisor at Podington Garden Centre.

The Gardeners Question Time is open to all Evening Telelgraph readers and members of our gardening club.

The event starts at 7.30pm and is free to attend.

For more information or to book a place at the Gardeners Question Time, call Jan Evans or Jo Govier on 01536 506103.