Talks and Courses - Online & Live

Talks and Courses - Online & Live

Talks and Courses - Online & Live

Talks and Courses - Online & Live

Talks and Courses - Online & Live

Talks and Courses - Online & Live

Talks and Courses - Online & Live

Talks and Courses - Online & Live

Talks and Courses - Online & Live


With over 20 years international experience as a public speaker and lecturer Nick consistently engages audiences with sound gardening advice and inspirational ideas, not to mention witty anecdotes for every occasion!

Book Nick to speak at your Garden Club, Society, Event or Organisation here. Or, join Nick for one of his unique, inspirational, illustrated Online Talks, hosted by Zoom by clicking here. In addition, Nick delivers a number of venue-based and online courses. Find out where you can join Nick in person for a gardening course here.

Online Talks
Scents of Summer - Tuesday 31 May 2022 at 7.30pm UK time - £10.00

Join Nick for his inspiring Late Spring Webinar focused on the extraordinary range of delicious floral scents you can introduce to your garden this summer. From the fruity notes of pineapple and guava, to spiced punch, elderflower champagne, myrrh, parma violets and jasmine, Nick will introduce you to over 30 plants with exceptional scents. Focusing on the scents of summer (including a wide range of unusual rose scents), Nick will also cover special plants for filling the garden with perfume in every season.

So, if you'd like to add another dimension to your garden, both day and night, then join Nick for an hour of scented plant inspiration with tips, tricks and take-home ideas you can use to scent your plot with the best flowers.

Scents of Summer £10.00

Live Talks

Nick speaks across the UK at Garden Clubs, Societies and for Organisations and Events including Gardeners’ World Live, RHS Shows, National Trust and the Womens Institute. Talks can be tailored to the organisation but are usually 45 – 50 minutes long with a powerpoint presentation.

Talks currently on offer:

  • 365 days of Colour in Your Garden
    Plants, tips and techniques for year-round colour
  • Revive Your Garden
    – How to breath life, style and good health back into a tired garden
  • The Road to Chelsea Flower Show
    – How Nick created his award-winning garden
  • Unusual Urban Edibles
    – Growing delicious alternative vegetables in towns and cities
  • The Perfume Garden
    – Easy to grow plants with a complex range of fragrances
  • A Garden from Seed in a Single Season
    – Go from zero to hero in under 8 months

To discuss or book a talk click here

See Nick Live at his next talk

Talk Testimonials

Nick’s talk was packed with creative ideas and expert advice, not to mention a good dose of fun. He’s a consummate professional who always delivers a great live performance.

BBC Gardeners’ World Live – NEC Birmingham

Nick was a pleasure to work with, very engaging and filled the talks area to capacity. His talk was really well thought out and presented in his natural friendly manner making it accessible to all levels of horticultural knowledge from the amateur gardener to the trained professional.

RHS Autumn Show – Event Manager

Nick has a wonderful wealth of horticultural knowledge, it is clear he has trained long and hard. His charm, knowledge and expertise makes him the perfect person to speak to passionate gardeners.

National Flower Show, Head of Flower Shows - Mig Kimpton

Nick is one of the most talented people in the horticultural world. He imparts his expertise in an uncomplicated yet enthusiastic manner. His teaching sessions being greatly appreciated by students of gardening and garden design.

English Gardening School – Principal Rosemary Alexander VMM (RHS)

Our members thoroughly enjoyed Nick’s talk and fun anecdotes and were so impressed with his depth of expertise.

Cuffley Horticultural Society
Portraits - Jennifer Evans
Gardening & Plants - Jonathan Buckley
Garden Illustrations - Will Tubby & Alyson Hamilton
All other images © Nick Bailey