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CARLOW GARDEN FESTIVAL

Alys Fowler

  • Thursday 1st August
    7.30pm
  • Tickets: €16 or 2 for €30
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This year join Alys Fowler, gardening correspondent with the The Guardian. Whether you’re new to gardening or are looking to spruce up your vegetable patch, balcony or windowsill, this talk is full of practical advice and tips.


Alys Fowler is a gardener who loves food. She has an allotment and an urban back garden with lots of flowers and plenty of vegetables. Fowler began working as a journalist for Horticulture Week, and Landscape Review.


In 2005, she worked for BBC Gardeners' World and Parks as a horticultural researcher. In 2006, she became Head Gardener of the BBC garden at Berryfields in Stratford-Upon-Avon, and created features at the Gardeners' World Live shows.


In 2007 she published The Thrifty Gardener: How to Create a Stylish Garden for Next to Nothing. In 2008, after appearing occasionally in her Berryfields role, she became a regular presenter on Gardeners' World, and wrote a monthly blog on the programme's website. She is published regularly in newspapers and magazines, including The Guardian, Gardeners' World Magazine, Gardens Illustrated, Amateur Gardening, Country Living, and The Daily Mail.