Talks Presented by Christine Walkden:
The Life and
Times of a Gardener – This talk tells of the thrills and
spills of a life as a gardener and broadcaster.
It is entertaining and inspirational, often making people laugh
and cry during the same evening.
How to Grow 2000 plants in a 20 x 30ft garden - How to
grow lots of plants where you think you no longer have anywhere
to grow more trees, plants and flowers.
Water Wise Gardening - Why should we water, when, how
much, where, droplet size and all the detail you did not know
about to make the most of this essential resource in the garden.
Making the most of your garden – Looking at all those
things that make a garden really grow and be successful.
Covering veg, fruit and flowers.
Container gardening - A talk that highlights the factors
that make containers grow and flourish.
Glorious gardens from Above -A talk based around the
highly successful TV series that Christine presented from a hot
air balloon along with drones.
Gardens of the UK.
Herbaceous borders and their plants.
Seasonal colour - How to create colour all the year
Gardens in Winter - What to grow to ensure lots of
interest and colour through all those dark months.
The Making of the TV series Christine’s Garden - How a TV
series is put together and the stories involved in doing so.
Exotics for your Garden - A look at how to use and grow
these dramatic plants for effect.
The Plants and views of the following countries – Chile,
S. Africa, Mexico, Israel.
Plants from around the world.
Talks on areas of the UK -
Cornwall, Warwickshire, Somerset, Yorkshire, N and S Wales,
Devon, the Cotswolds, the Lakes.
all year round colour.
I am able to carry out practical demonstrations on a whole host of
Seed sowing, Christmas house plant decorations, Containers for
spring, summer, autumn, winter.
Plant propagation. Making sink gardens.
Because of the time taken to collect demo equipment together my fee
is higher than my lecture fee.
Please make contact if interested.