Book your place at question time event

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Put your gardening questions to a panel of green-fingered experts at a special event next month.

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

This is a unique chance to get expert advice for your 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.

Johnnie is an accomplished garden designer, botanist, journalist and lecturer and has often opened his own garden in Flore to the public to raise money for charity.

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 will also be offering her advice. Becky is a trained arbourculturist with her own consultancy business as well as a lecturer at Moulton College.

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 and lectures on horticulture locally.

Completing the panel is the Evening Telelgraph resident 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.

To book a place at the Gardeners’ Question Time, call Jan Evans or Jo Govier on 01536 506103.