Jackie Bennett writes about gardens, wildlife and natural history.
Her books include WILD ABOUT THE GARDEN (1998, Channel 4), THE WRITER’S GARDEN (Frances Lincoln, 2014) and SHAKESPEARE’S GARDEN (Frances Lincoln, 2016) which was a finalist for the Garden Media Guild’s Inspirational Book of the Year. She was a writer-in-residence for the Hosking Houses Trust in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Her latest project is an exploration of ISLAND GARDENS (with photographer Richard Hanson) to be published in September 2018, supported by a travel award from The Society of Authors/Author’s Foundation.
Jackie appears at the Cheltenham Literary Festival, Write on Kew, Niddfest (Yorkshire), Wigtown Book Festival (Scotland) and the Charroux Literary Festival (France) and has contributed to various radio programmes and to BBC television’s Countryfile.