Ellen has been a plant addict since she was a child, having first experienced the benefits of gardening in her parents kitchen garden. All of her work promotes how nature and gardening can benefit our wellbeing. She has appeared on BBC Countryfile Diaries, filmed with the Royal Horticultural Society and is a regular speaker at events such as the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and RHS Chatsworth Flower Show. She also writes for gardening magazines, and hosts a horticultural radio show on Future Radio. Her latest project is presenting The Plant Based Podcast. She can be found mostly in her garden, or on her allotment. Ellen Mary’s first book, The Joy of Gardening, was published by Quercus in the UK 2021. Her next book, How to Grow A Garden, will be published by Quercus in 2022.