gardening newsletter

Anne Swithinbank is a trained horticulturist, freelance gardening broadcaster and writer. She trained at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew Gardens and was Glasshouse Supervisor at the Royal Horticultural Society’s garden at Wisley, Surrey. She is well known for being a regular panellist on Gardeners’ Question Time.

Anne manages the Quilter Cheviot Gardening Club, a free e-newsletter which is published four times a year. For those who subscribe, she will share tips and advice to keep your garden in perfect shape through the four seasons.

To access the most recent gardening club newsletter


Gardening club
Look out for the re-growth of persistent perennial weeds like bindweed, couch grass, ground elder and tuberous oxalis.
Gardening club
Our topsy-turvy weather played havoc with spring gardening, sending us into summer on the back foot.
Gardening club
As herbaceous perennials such as aster, phlox, helenium and delphinium burst into growth is the perfect time for taking basal cuttings.
Gardening club
On the verge of not so much downsizing but differently-sizing, my thoughts have been turning to personal garden styles and how they change with the years.