Val Bourne
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Val Bourne is an award-winning garden writer, photographer and lecturer and she gardens on the wind-swept Cotswolds at Spring Cottage - high above Bourton-on-the-Water in Gloucestershire. Val writes for The Daily Telegraph, Saga Magazine and many others. She is also the gardening correspondent of The Oxford Times. Val also judges the perennial and dahlia trials at RHS Wisley.

Recent Awards

Practical journalist of the year 2015 - Finalist Environmental award 2015 - Finalist

Journalist of the year 2014 - Winner
Environmental award 2014  - Finalist
Practical journalist of the year 2014 - Finalist

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Val has always enjoyed speaking to horticultural societies and botanic gardens and she lectures all over this country and has travelled abroad as well.



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