Skinny jean gardener
gardening for the family
Lee Connelly, The Skinny Jean Gardener, began his gardening adventure in 2013 creating a kitchen garden for TV's Jimmy Doherty, quickly becoming an influential voice in the garden industry and the CBBC Blue Peter Gardener 2014 - 2017.
Now he inspires the family through daily online videos, gardening podcasts (sponsored by STIHL), Stage shows and a weekly FacebookLIVE show along with Blue Peter, gardening guest to Radio 4's Gardeners Question Time, bringing gardening to BBC Radio 1 for the first time, and features on Channel 4's Sunday Brunch & ITV.
The mission is to bring families and children together in the garden, creating memories and enjoying the space they have, because he believes that no matter how big your garden, we can all be gardeners.
Along with his work in the media Lee has built a garden taxi for Kew Gardens, designed show gardens in Japan & UK, is ambassador of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, Plus is creator of The Skinny Jean Gardener Festival in Essex, and founder of gardening creative team 'Garden 7'.