I love to encourage people to garden, it is such a lovely pastime where you can create something beautiful that you can look at all year round.
I have been a self-
I started training when I was 16 with a basic gardening scheme. I went to Brackenhurst College at Southwell, which is now part of Nottingham Trent University, where I gained a City Guilds Amenity Horticulture. I was a volunteer green Keeper for 10 years working on Shireoaks MW Bowling green which was recognised by Bassetlaw District Council as one of the best kept bowling greens in Bassetlaw. I also have an allotment where I enjoy growing soft fruit.