Charlie Dimmock is one of Britain’s best known and best loved gardeners, specialising in water features.
Charlie Dimmock first came to the nation’s attention on BBC1’s incredibly successful Ground Force. She was discovered by the producer/director of Ground Force who had met her 5 years previously when she built a pond for the Meridian television series Grass Roots.
Ground Force ran for 8 years and they made 12 series in that time. In 2001 Charlie’s appeal spread to America where BBC America made two series. Charlie also had a regular gardening strand The Early Show filmed in New York for CBS.
In addition to presenting on the ever popular Ground Force Charlie has also done the following:-
- River Walks, Meridian
- Chelsea Flower Show, BBC
- The Games, Channel 4
- Garden Invaders BBC
- Garden for All Seasons UK Style
- Star Portraits with Rolf Harris BBC 1
- Charlie and the Duchess BBC1
- Charlie’s Gardening Neighbours BBC 1
- Cheer for Charlie BBC 1
- Girls on Top BBC1
- Charlie’s Wildlife Gardens BBC2
- Charlie’s Garden Army BBC2
Publications include her own book Enjoy Your Garden, and BBC books Ground Force Container Gardens and Ground Force Water Garden Workbook plus a 400 page magazine At Home with Charlie Dimmock.
Charlie Dimmock trained for 4 years as an amenity horticulturalist in Winchester and Somerset (BTEC Diploma in Amenity Horticulture – distinction & National Technical Certificate in Turfculture and Sporting Management – distinction) and spent a year of her training at the Chelsea Physic Garden.
Charlie is available for talks, personal appearances and gardening demonstrations.