Chris Collins on the royal wedding, parks, children's and community gardening

Chris Collins and Matthew Appleby

Horticulturist Chris Collins, the Westminster Abbey head gardener, talks to the Horticulture Week podcast about the royal wedding and how he would have prepared the gardens for the big event.

As a former Brighton Parks gardener, Collins rues the decline in funding for green spaces.

And as Garden Organic head of horticulture, he talks about his role promoting organic gardening.

The ex -Blue Peter gardener also discusses his campaigning during the annual National Children's Gardening Week, as well as his myriad roles in community and professional gardening in the UK and overseas.

Presenter: HortWeek editor Matthew Appleby
Producer: HortWeek digital content manager Christina Taylor

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