Simon Akeroyd is a garden writer with a passion for both kitchen gardening and cooking. He contributes to numerous magazines including Grow Your Own
(as the Allotment Gardener) and was also a garden and food writer for the BBC. His books include Shrubs and Small Trees
, Lawns and Ground Cover
, the RHS Allotment Handbook and Planner
, A Small Course in Veg and Fruit
, RHS Vegetables for the Gourmet Gardener
and Raised-Bed Gardening
. He was previously a Garden Manager for the Royal Horticultural Society, and worked at both RHS Wisley and Harlow Carr.