Joe Swift

British Garden Designer & Journalist

Joe Swift is an English garden designer, journalist and television personality. Swift is a regular presenter and designer on the BBC’s Gardeners’ World, co-presenter on the Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower ShowGardeners’ World LiveHampton Court, RHS Tatton Park Flower Show, BBC‘s Small Town Gardens, and design judge on BBC‘s Gardener of the Year. He has been a presenter and designer on Take 3 Gardeners (with Cleve West and Ann-Marie Powell).

He is a garden designer, and has been involved in BBC2‘s Gardeners’ World since 1998. He is co-founder and Design Director of Modular Garden – a garden design and build company. Joe has designed many gardens on TV, including one for Comic Relief, many for Gardeners’ World. including The Bournville Garden, the 40-year garden, and Alan Titchmarsh’s How to be a Gardener series.

In 2009, Swift presented coverage of The Hampton Court Palace Flower Show for the BBC. He was also one of the main presenters of the BBC coverage of the 2010 Chelsea Flower Show. In 2013, he presented two episodes of Great British Garden Revival. Swift has written for such newspapers as The IndependentThe Evening Standard, and The Sunday Times, on the subject of landscaping and home gardening.

His writing also includes Gardeners’ World MagazineThe Times, and various magazine and newspaper articles. He has written three books – The Plant RoomJoe’s Urban Garden Handbook, and Joe’s Allotment, published in April 2009.

To book Joe Swift to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

Listen to Joe discussing his Principles Of Garden Design, here: