Toby Buckland

Toby Buckland is best known as the main presenter on Gardener’s World from 2008-2010. In 2008 Toby won RHS Gold and Best in show for his Ethical Garden at Gardeners’ World Live.
In October 2011, Toby launched an online plant nursery, Toby Buckland Nurseries, based in Devon.

Toby writes a weekly column in Amateur Gardening, pick up the latest issue to find out more.

Toby Buckland

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Toby Buckland to present Adventures in Gardening

Celebrity gardener Toby Buckland is to front a new practical gardening series – on the web. Former BBC Gardeners’ World host Toby will present Adventures in Gardening, which is exclusive…

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Gardeners’ World criticised by nurseries

BBC Two’s flagship gardening show is failing to inspire the nation’s plant enthusiasts, claim growers. Nurserymen at the Malvern Spring Gardening Show attacked Gardeners’ World, headed by Monty Don, saying…

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Obituary: classic rose expert Peter Beales

Influential gardeners have paid their respects to world-famous rose breeder Peter Beales, who died on 26 January aged 76, following a long illness. Peter, chairman of Peter Beales Roses of…

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Concern over pesticides and bee death

Gardeners are set to come under more pressure to ditch a group of pesticides known as neonicotinoids, due to worries over bee colony death. An investigation at Reading University, backed…

Toby and Lisa Buckland at the nursery

Take a virtual tour of Toby Buckland Nurseries

This time last year, Gardeners’ World host Toby Buckland didn’t know what was about to hit him. After returning BBC2’s flagship show to its practical gardening roots, Toby was suddenly…

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Toby Buckland launches Planting Powder growth-booster

Former Gardeners’ World presenter Toby Buckland has officially launched his own-brand plant growth booster. Toby’s Planting Powder is a new mix of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants and nutrients that gardeners can…

Smartphone user Toby Buckland is putting QR codes on his Planting Powder

A smarter way to shop

A technology revolution will change the way gardeners shop for plants and products. Hi-tech barcodes, called ‘QR’ codes (quick response), are appearing on items from plant pots to fertiliser and…

Campaigners want peat compost taxed

Green groups call for peat compost tax

Green groups have urged the Government to slap a £1-per bag tax on peat-based compost in the Budget on 23 March. Wildlife and conservation groups say peat bogs dug up…