Meet our contributors and presenters

The Diggers Club is fortunate to have many experienced gardeners to help guide us along our gardening journeys by contributing to our magazines & media and presenting our workshops & events - meet them here!

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Clive Blazey

Clive is the founder of The Diggers Club, a pioneer in the rescue of heirloom vegetable and fruit varieties and author of seven books on flower, vegetable and fruit gardening.

Ian Tolley

Ian is an internationally regarded world leader in his field and has been sharing his vast, invaluable citrus knowledge with Diggers for decades - something all Diggers members and citrus growers can benefit from.

Jac Semmler

Jac Semmler is a passionate qualified horticulturalist and educator of gardeners young and old. Education lead and seed expert at the Diggers Club, her passion is to seek and trial the best quality heirloom and open-pollinated vegetable varieties.

Jeremy Francis

Jeremy is the owner, creator and driving force behind the spectacular gardens at Cloudehill in Olinda.

Julian Blackhirst

Julian is an experienced market gardener and the head gardener at The Garden of St Erth, where he is curator of the espalier orchard, the food forest, the bulb meadows and much more.

Julie Willis

Julie is our Horticultural Advisor, bringing her UK qualifications, Australian experience and knowledge of plants for all climates and situations to Diggers, where she presents workshops, develops fact sheets and gives gardening advice to members.

Marcelle Swanson

Marcelle is a sustainable farmer, gardener and horticultural writer. After graduating with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Horticulture) from Burnley, she worked in print, TV, web and published 3 books before joining The Diggers Club as Publishing Manager.
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