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Matthew Biggs
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Matthew Biggs Dip Hort. (Kew)

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Gardener, writer and broadcaster, best known for his appearances on BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time. He has been a television researcher, presenter and director, written or contributed to over fifteen books on subjects ranging from houseplants to unusual vegetables and on historic subjects including 'Secrets of Great Botanists'. Matthew's most recent book was Garden: Exploring The Horticultural World for Phaidon Publishers. He also presents a one-man show, 'One Man, Two Plant Hunters', telling the stories of George Forrest and Ernest Wilson and lectures on a range of historic and plant-related subjects.

Additional Interests

Matthew is also an artist, with a particular interest in contemporary art and regular visitor to galleries and exhibitions. He is also interested in architecture, design and visiting old churches.


Based in: Hertfordshire
Distance willing to travel: Any
Virtual talks available: Yes

Fees: Variable

Talks: Lessons from Great Botanists Secrets of Great Gardeners Dig for Victory Wonders of The Botanical World Garden - Exploring the Horticultural World The Lobb Brothers – Plant Hunters extraordinaire Perfect Plants for Problem Places


United Kingdom

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