Joe Swift

Joe Swift is a garden designer and well known TV personality presenting BBC2’s Gardeners World since 1998. He is a co-founderModularGarden-an award winning garden design and build brand.

He is currently filming for Gardeners World series and the RHS flower shows.

Other TV

  • 8 part seriesSmallTownGardenson BBC2. (presenter)
  • Royal Horticultural Societies Chelsea,Hampton Court, Gardeners World Live, Malvern andTattonParkflower shows between 2000 and 20010 for BBC 1 and 2. (presenter)
  • 15 programmes of the ‘OpenGardens’ series BBC2. (presenter)
  • Gardener of the Year and Garner of the Decade (presenter/judge)  BBC2 between 2003 and 2008.
  • Garden Makers’ – 2 series forCarltonand Meridian/UK TV. (presenter)
  • ‘British Isles, a natural history’,Londonand South East for BBC1.
  • Garden Invaders- 2 series for BBC1 and BBC2 (designer/presenter)
  • The Alan Titchmarsh show for ITV (presenter)
  • Richard and Judy for Channel 4. (designer/presenter)
  • 15 programmes for ‘Take 3’ Gardeners for UKTV. (designer/presenter)
  • 10 things you didn’t know about sleep (BBC 2009)
  • Ready Steady Cook, Celebrity Eggheads, Celebrity Masterchef (BBC)
  • Inside out- BBC1 (short film on aLondonEcoVillage)

Joe has designed many gardens on TV, including one for Comic Relief, many for Gardeners World including the Bourneville Garden, The 40 year garden and Alan Titchmarsh’s ‘How to be a Gardener’ series.

Writing includes Gardeners World magazine, The Times weekend regular column and various magazine and newspaper articles. He has written 3 books- ‘The Plant Room’, and ‘Joes Urban Garden Handbook’, and ‘Joe’s Allotment’ published in April 2009.

Joe is involved in many charities and is currently President of the National Gardens Scheme.

Joe regularly gives talks on garden design, has hosted many live events and also gives after dinner speeches.