Seaside Gardening on Chalk with Geoff Stonebanks


Geoff StonebanksGeoff Stonebanks traded the fast-paced life in London England for the charm and beauty of a seaside cottage near East Sussex.  He opens his gorgeous garden several times a year to the public for tours.  Driftwood By Sea has been featured on Good Morning Britain and is listed as one of the top gardens to visit in Sussex Life Magazine.  He has helped to raise tens of thousands of pounds for cancer charities and has entertained over 10,000 visitors in the past 5 years.


In This Episode You Will Discover:

  • what’s it like to move 150 container pots from the big city to the seaside
  • the real truth about gardening in chalk with salty sea air
  • meet the “Empress of Prussia” in her magnificence
  • gunnera – bossy marshland beauty or herbaceous giant?







Resources Mentioned

Julian Slatcher – Coastal Gardening

Royal Horticultural Society –

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Listen to Geoff tell us about seaside gardening Here: