Jackie Bennett - Island Gardens - Festival of Books
Jackie Bennett writes about gardens, wildlife and natural history.
Her books include 'Wild About the Garden', 'The Writer's Garden' and 'Shakespeare's Garden' which was a finalist for the Garden Media Guild's Inspirational Book of the Year. She was a writer-in-residence for the Hosking Houses Trust in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Her latest project is an exploration of 'Island Gardens' (with photographer Richard Hanson) published in September 2018, supported by a travel award from Th...e Society of Authors/Author's Foundation.
Jackie appears at the Cheltenham Literary Festival, Write on Kew, Niddfest in Yorkshire, Wigtown Book Festival in Scotland and the Charroux Literary Festival in France and has contributed to various radio programmes and to BBC television's 'Countryfile'.
Jackie will be talking about "Island Gardens: Havens of Beauty Around the British Isles" on the 12th of May.