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Vanessa Berridge
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Vanessa Berridge

Full Member

Biography

Writer: national and international consumer magazines, national newspapers. Launched The English Garden in 1997. I now write on gardens and garden history, and review fiction and non-fiction for magazines and newspapers. I also give talks on gardens and garden history at literary festivals, garden clubs and U3A meetings. My books include The Princess's Garden: Royal Intrigue and the Untold Story of Kew (2015), Great British Gardeners: From Early Plantsmen to Chelsea Medal Winners (2018) and Borde Hill: A Plant Hunter's Paradise (2022). Kiftsgate Court Gardens: Three Generations of Women Gardeners won the 2019 GMG Garden Book of the Year. I am county organiser for the National Garden Scheme in Gloucestershire. I also open my garden for the scheme.


Talks

Based in: Winchcombe
Distance willing to travel: Round trip of 100 miles
Virtual talks available: Yes

Fees: £100 plus travelling expenses

Talks: 1. WHAT GARDENS TELL US ABOUT HISTORY 2. GREAT BRITISH GARDENERS 3. THE PRINCESS’S GARDEN: ROYAL INTRIGUE AND THE UNTOLD STORY OF KEW GARDENS 4. KIFTSGATE COURT GARDENS: THREE GENERATIONS OF WOMEN GARDENERS 5. BORDE HILL: A PLANT HUNTER’S PARADISE 6. GARDEN HEAVEN: INSPIRATION AND ESCAPISM FOR EVERY GARDENER 7. THE NATIONAL GARDEN SCHEME AND THE GARDENS OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE


Address

The Gate
80 North Street
Winchcombe
GL54 5PS
Gloucestershire
United Kingdom

Contact Details

01242 609535