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.

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.