Garden Speakers

Click the names to see speaker biographies and contact details

Jane Allison

Robert Barlow

Dorothy Clive Garden Team

Christine Ffoulkes Jones

Paul Green

Marguerite Hughes and Sue Gillon

Kim and Rob Hurst

Anthony Norman

Rob Potterton

Dr. Steve Reynolds

Jack Willgoss

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Kim & Rob Hurst

Kim and Rob Hurst of The Cottage Herbery offers a wide range of talks for you to choose from, please click here to download the PDF for more detail about each talk.

They have given talks to Kew Gardens Society, RHS Pershore College, NCCPG Groups, HPS, CGS and the Herb Society. We have been part of and held workshops, open days and presentations for Acton Scott Working Museum, Bewdley & Hartlebury Museums, Wichenford Pottery and several floral, gardening and horticultural societies. Also food festivals and culinary demonstrations, wine groups, Lions and charitable trusts.

Each talk is given by either Kim or Rob Hurst, and everyone is illustrated with slides and fresh material. We also bring a selections of plants and seeds for you to purchase.

Fees and travel expenses are available on application, please ensure you book in advance to avoid disappointment as we get booked up very quickly. You can book by either telephoning or emailing, please see the contact page for details.

Talks are given in the evenings at your venue, we are only available during March, April, May, June and September for talks due to show dates and the winter weather.

We provide all our own equipment but would like you to provide three trestle tables if possible.

Talk Titles

A Taste of Herbs
Kitchen Garden Herbs
Tasty Buds, Luscious Leaves & Succulent Shoots
Coconuts & Coir
The Contained Garden
Cottage Garden Plants for Cutting
The True Cottage Garden
"There's No Business like Show Business"

Contact Details:

Kim & Rob Hurst
Field Farm
Tenbury Wells
WR15 8LT

Phone/Fax: 01584 781575