BBC Gardeners’ World – a host featured

Apr 8, 2017

It was terrific to see one of our longstanding hosts, The Nursery in York, featured on the BBC’s Gardeners’ World last weekend for a full four minutes, as Jane Thurlow and Tony Chalcraft explained how they are self-sufficient in fruit and vegetables year round and try to eat seasonally.

The piece is still available on BBC iPlayer and you’ll find it here: www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08ltkvs/gardeners-world-2017-episode-5
Start watching at 4:25.

Presenter Monty Don said ‘What I love about that garden is that it’s such a good example of how you can grow a wide range of fruit in a relatively small space; you don’t need a great orchard full of vast trees

Jane is a Regional Host Contact (RHC) for the North East and Tony is a director and the current Chair of WWOOF UK. What WE liked was the subtle promotional activity Tony undertook by wearing his WWOOF UK t-shirt for the item.

The Nursery is an unusual host, being based on the edge of a major city, and Jane and Tony have a wealth of knowledge and expertise to share with their WWOOFers.

photo: snaffled from BBC iPlayer

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