Rare words and swear words, Good words and bad words. What are words worth?

(Tom-Tom Club “Wordy Rappinghood” 1982)

He is also an award winning writer, a compelling speaker, frequent broadcaster and an elected member of the Council of the Royal Horticultural Society.

He has had a regular column in Gardeners World magazine for the past eleven years. He has also written features for  The Daily Telegraph, Financial Times, The Garden, Countryfile, House and Garden, The Garden Design Journal, Gardens Illustrated, and many others. His blog has been going since 2006 and he has contributed to many other blogs both in this country and abroad. He won Garden Media Guild Journalist of the Year 2019 and Blog of the Year in 2009 and 2013.