Woman’s Hour Appearance on BBC Radio 4

The brilliant Nadiya Hussain invited me to join her for her Woman’s Hour Takeover recently – alongside food writer Bee Wilson, psychologist Dr. Katherine Garzonis from the Mental Health Foundation, and the inimitable Jane Garvey. The subject? Time, and our lack of it.

You can listen to the episode here:


‘Of Land’ Supper Club Coming soon

A supper club in my garden. Down on the Dorset coast.
Drop me a line: contact@hollienewton.com and I’ll email you
when the next one’s on the horizon.

Woman’s Hour Appearance on BBC Radio 4


Bloody hell, mum… I’m on Woman’s Hour. Listen to the lovely Hayley Bishop, senior gardener at National Trust Kingston Lacy, and I give gardening advice while trying our best not to die from over-excitement in front of Jane Garvey, live on BBC Radio 4.

You can listen to the podcast here.

Also Festival A talk in a tent

From growing your first wonky courgette to completely transforming a shady patio garden, self taught gardener Hollie Newton will be at ALSO to divulge all the secrets she’s discovered over the past few years as she’s journeyed from gardening novice to vegetable-grower-extraordinaire – all from her pint-sized London garden. Focusing on small and urban spaces, Hollie will offer practical advice for a whole new generation of gardeners.

Date: Saturday 30th June 2017

Full Also Festival line up here.

Saturday Live Appearance on BBC Radio 4

Chatting about my book, ‘How To Grow: a guide for gardeners who can’t garden yet” with the Reverend Richard Coles, Aasmah Mir… and Jimmy Flippin’ Osmond. Broadcasting live to 6 million people on a Saturday morning. The things that happen in life.

You can download and listen to the programme here.

Stratford Literary Festival: Gardening For The Soul with Alys Fowler, Alan Jenkins, and me

It’s been proven that weeding and propagating is good for our physical health, but how can we make it work for our well-being? Alys Fowler who writes the gardening column for Guardian Weekend, Allan Jenkins who is editor of Observer Food Monthly, and Hollie Newton, advertising industry award winner who turned to a window box to escape the pressures of her job, talk about how they came to gardening and how we can make soil nurture the soul.

Date: Monday 24th April 2017

Book your ticket here.

How To Academy a lecture at Condé Nast

A talk with gardener and author Hollie Newton, for people who want to learn how to grow things and have no idea how.

Date: Wednesday 5th April 2017, 6.45pm – 8.00pm.
Where: Condé Nast College of Fashion and Design

Book your ticket here.