Skipton Conservative Ladies Lunch Club - Spring Meeting

Date
Friday, 5th April 2019
Time
Mark Gregory - Welcome to Yorkshire Garden designer

We are delighted to welcome Mark Gregory to our Ladies Lunch Club meeting in April.  We will meet at Coniston Hotel for lunch and after the speaker there will follow the AGM

Mark Gregory a Yorkshireman is a Horticultural trained Landscaper, based in southern England. He is the managing director of Surrey based Landscape design and build ltd, Landform consultants ltd a company of sixty people including landscape architects, garden designers and a highly skilled workforce, highly regarded and one of the top companies in the country and involved with some mind blowing schemes, Predominantly High end residential and upmarket commercial projects, mainly based in southern England, the Company has won every major landscape accolade going, several many times over and Mark is renowned for his in-depth technical knowledge of all things landscape, he lectures widely in this country and overseas, is totally immersed into the industry,  he was voted in January 2018 as the most influential person with the garden and landscape industry by his peers and has worked at Board level with BALI,APL,HTA and works tirelessly with many other industry linked organisations on strategy and mentoring, an RHS full garden assessor and Judge 2019 will see Marks RHS garden build tally to 159 show gardens, not to mention trade stands and garden features, with 99 gardens built at RHS Chelsea Flower show, the most medalled Garden builder of the 21st Century, 2018 saw Mark and his lead designer Catherine Macdonald both achieving Gold medals for their designs, Gardens for Seedlip and for welcome to Yorkshire. Where Mark not only achieved Gold for his highly acclaimed Yorkshire Dales Garden but also best Construction and the coveted overall Peoples favourite, Mark is also in his 12th Year working with Bord Bia and the Bloom festival as advisory, gardens assessor and Judge. This year sees his role as Gardens judge go into the public eye when a Channel 5 television series is aired called the great British Gardens challenge, something he is excited about.

You may remember he designed the “Welcome to Yorkshire Garden’ at Chelsea in 2018” and won the much coveted Peoples Choice Award.

This year he launches a TV programme on Chanel 5 called 'Great British Garden challenge‘.  This will be showing in April/May time this year.

For further details or to book tickets please contact Chair :  Mrs Catherine Howard email:  info@newton-grange.co.uk    tel:  01756796016 or Treasurer:  Mrs Anne Ackroyd  email parkhillskipton@aol.com   tel:  01756792772