Alex Mitchell


Alex Mitchell - Gardening


Alex Mitchell has been obsessed with growing things to eat for about 20 years, and has been writing about her obsession for almost as many. She was a columnist for The Sunday Telegraph for 6 years and regularly writes on gardening, food and the outdoors for publications including The Daily and Sunday Telegraph, Gardener's World magazine, Sainsbury's magazine and Waitrose Kitchen. She has also written four books, The Girl's Guide to Growing Your Own, The Edible Balcony (finalist for Practical Book of the Year 2011, Garden Media Guild Awards), The Rurbanite - Living in the Country Without Leaving the City and Gardening on a Shoestring.

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  • Good Web Guide
  • Red Herring Winner
  • Education Investor Awards 2021 - Finalist
  • CPD Accredited (provider 50276)