Ursula Buchan

Ursula Buchan is an award-winning gardening journalist and a distinguished author, having written a number of books on gardening—including the acclaimed The English Garden—and on social and cultural history. Her book Garden People: Valerie Finnis and the Golden Age of Gardening won the Enthusiasts’ Book of the Year from the Garden Media Guild. Her most recently-published book was Beyond the Thirty-Nine Steps, a biography of her grandfather, the novelist John Buchan. In 1987 she presented Village Show, two six-part Channel 4 series of gardening programmes. Ursula read Modern History at Cambridge, before training in horticulture at Kew and at Wisley.

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