Bill Bampton

Bill was the Director of the Diggers Trust Gardens and has spent time at Burnley College and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne. He grew up on a farm on the Yorke Peninsula which gave him a deep understanding of drought and drift sand.

Related Articles

The “Hauteculture” of Espalier

Bill Bampton talks about turning an untidy orchard into a bountiful border

Trees Are Vital For Cooling Our Cities

Bill Bampton explains why tree planting needs to start on a massive scale

Planting Combinations

Bill Bampton talks about using subtle, permanent perennials to create pleasing summer gardens

Creating an Edible Landscape

Bill Bampton talks about the challenges of combining beauty and functionality in the garden

Grow Your Own Herbs

Bill Bampton's top ten points for herb growing

Sex Life of Plants (Part 1)

Bill Bampton explains the sometimes bizarre ways in which plants pollinate

Sex Life of Plants (Part 2)

Bill Bampton explains the sex lives of fruiting plants

Organic gardening not just for food

Bill Bampton talks about creating garden beauty without petrochemicals

Returning to a wilder garden

Bill Bampton explains how returning to nature affects our gardening tastes

Making a beautiful garden edible

Bill Bampton explains how to create a food border by combining the ornamental potential of edibles with the edible potential of ornamentals
Back To Top
Member Exclusives
Agastache & coneflower duo - 6 plants
Agastache & coneflower duo - 6 plants
PLANTS: PDUO1
Tough and beautiful colour combination that helps you instantly grow a 'this goes with that' mini summer flower garden. Grow in a sunny position that other plants can't cope with and your Coneflower will thrive. 6 plants.
Member $34.50
Checking stock, please wait..
GERANIUM 'ROZANNE' 3 pack
GERANIUM 'ROZANNE' 3 pack
PLANTS: PGERO3
Bright, violet-blue flowers, each with a white central eye, adorn this cranesbill for months on end. Delicate, red veins radiate outward into each petal. Come early spring, beautiful lobed foliage emerges, forming a neat, low mound. Flowers are soon produced and will extend throughout autumn after a light trim in summer. A perfect choice for pla...
Member $25.90
Checking stock, please wait..
2yr membership + FREE garlic
2yr membership + FREE garlic
Membership: MNE2G
Get a free bag of Early Purple garlic, valued at $10.95. This is a great way to save and start growing your own delicious garlic. Available whilst stocks last.
Member $79.00
Non-Member $79.00
Checking stock, please wait..