Alan Titchmarsh

Originally trained at Hertfordshire College of Horticulture and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Alan Titchmarsh is the author of over 60 books about gardening, including How to be a Gardener Book 1: Back to Basics (2002), the fastest-selling gardening book of all time and, more recently, The Kitchen Gardener (2008), which has sold 150,000 copies across all markets. He writes for BBC Gardeners' World Magazine, and is gardening correspondent for the Daily Express and Sunday Express. A frequent broadcaster, Alan has covered The Chelsea Flower Show for the BBC for over 25 years, has a seasonal daily chat show on ITV1 and also presents Love Your Garden for the same channel.