Lucy Chamberlain

Lucy Chamberlain

Lucy studied horticulture at Writtle and Wye colleges, before going on to be a Horticultural Advisor

at RHS Wisley for 6 years. She developed an interest in writing after compiling small articles for The

Garden magazine, and was then recruited as Gardening Editor at Amateur Gardening magazine, then

Editor of Grow Your Own magazine, for 4 and 6 years respectively. Lucy has been Head Gardener on

a 100-acre private Essex estate for the past 7 years, but she still writes regularly for titles such as The

Garden, Gardeners’ World, The Guardian and Amateur Gardening. Lucy has also contributed to

various RHS books, being sole author of the RHS Step by Step Veg Patch. Lucy has been guest expert

on BBC Essex for 10+ years, and she co-hosts the Talking Heads gardening podcast with her Head

Gardener friend, Saul Walker.