Simon has written numerous articles for national garden and lifestyle magazines and writes in the monthly Grow Your Own magazine as 'The Practical Gardener.' Simon trained as a writer and journalist for the BBC and worked as a producer for BBC in New Media and Gardening Interactive.
He currently works as Head Gardener for the National Trust responsible for the English Riviera portfolio. Properties include Agatha Christie's Greenway, Coleton Fishacre, Compton Castle and Bradley Manor. He was previously Garden Manager for the Royal Horticultural Society at Harlow Carr and prior to that worked at RHS Garden Wisley.
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Please see below for a list of books he has written or contributed to.