Alan Titchmarsh is a popular gardening expert successful broadcaster and novelist.
Best known for fronting BBC’s Gardeners' World and Ground Force, he’s also completed nearly 40 gardening books and has twice been named Gardening Writer of the Year.
Alan has presented Points of View, Pebble Mill, Songs of Praise and Titchmarsh's Travels and has written several novels including Only Dad and Mr Macgregor as well as his memoirs Trowel and Error and Nob but A Lad.
He was appointed an MBE for his services to horticulture and broadcasting in the 2000 New Year Honours list.
Alan has also been immortalised at Madame Tussauds, is the voice of Gordon the Garden Gnome on CBBC and enjoys sailing. He lives in Hampshire with his wife and family.
This Friday sees the season opening of Alan's show on ITV 'Love Your Garden' starts on Friday, 10 June 2011, 8:00pm to 8:30pm for 8 weeks.
With many water features and garden buildings on display the show provides a fantastic opportunity to for viewer to see the creative gardens from across the UK. Alan does a fantastic job by making this differ from the standard gardening show, rather than running up and down country estates or celebrated public gardens, Alan focuses on the gardens of Britons who have turned their plots into beautiful outdoor living areas. The show is an idea watch for those people who think that they are limited by space in their garden and feel that little can be done to enhance garden or patio areas. Alan will demonstrate how to transform such situations into a bright and beautiful garden.