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Name  Chris Beardshaw
Role  Gardener

Spouse  Frances Beardshaw
Education  Warwickshire College
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Books  100 Plants That Almost C, How Does Your Garden G, The Natural Gardener, British Gardens in Time ‑ St, British Gardens in Time ‑ Gr
Similar People  Joe Swift, Christine Walkden, Rachel De Thame, Carol Klein, Bob Flowerdew

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Chris Beardshaw is an award-winning British gardener, who is perhaps best known for his work on the BBC's long-running television series Gardeners' World.

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Sixty Years of Garden Design with Chris Beardshaw


Background

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Beardshaw is formally trained, and holds an M.A. in Landscape Architecture from the University of Gloucestershire. He has won several prestigious gardening awards, including, in 1999, a Gold Medal for his "Dig For Victory" garden and then again in 2012 working with a learning disability team from the Minstead Training Trust Chelsea Flower Show, and, in 2008, a Gold Medal at R.H.S. Tatton Park.

His first TV appearance was in 1999 as the expert on 'Surprise Gardeners' for Carlton TV. After this, he moved to the BBC TV and Real Rakeovers as the expert contributor. His first show as sole presenter was Weekend Gardener for UKTV Style in 2000. Also in 2000, he co-presented Gardening Neighbours for BBC 2. This was followed by three series of Housecall. After this, he joined Gardeners' World Live as a specialist presenter, and then soon moved on to become a presenter on Gardeners' World, alongside Monty Don and Rachel De Thame. Beardshaw presented Get Up and Grow along with Irish landscape gardener Colin Donaldson. He is also a regular panel member on BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time.

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In 2013 he joined The Beechgrove Garden, BBC Scotland's long-running gardening programme, where he still presents a segment on most episodes either from the Beechgrove Garden itself, or out on the road.

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The Chris Beardshaw Rose was launched at the Hampton Court Flower show in July 2007. Beautifully scented with soft pink blooms, the new rose was produced by international rose specialist C&K Jones. Chris Beardshaw specifically asked for a donation (£2.50) to be made to the Royal Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) for every rose sold.

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Following his success at Chelsea in 2012 with the Minstead Training Project learning disability team, Chris agreed to become a Patron of the charity

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In 2013, he presented two episodes of Great British Garden Revival.

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