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Two designers and growers with a passion for sustainable and edible gardens.

She Grows Veg is run by Lucy and Kate who qualified together as garden designers at the Beth Chatto gardens in Essex many years ago.

Both Kate and Lucy are veg growing fanatics and share the belief that we can garden in a more sustainable way, whilst creating beautiful spaces which can be a feast for the eyes and our stomachs! She Grows Veg has a show garden at this year’s BBC Gardener’s World Live alongside their veg gardening influencer stage. The company has many exciting plans this year, including launching a podcast and online shop with their very own seed range.

Meet Kate

Kate’s passion for beautiful gardens is underpinned by Beth Chatto’s philosophy of ‘right plant, right place’. Starting with the characteristics of a garden to ensure that the plants chosen in stunning designs will thrive in their environment.

Her belief in helping clients create gardens with sustainable principles ensures that clients can do their bit for the environment. Kate loves growing veg for her 3 hungry boys in her immaculate veg garden at home.

Meet Lucy

Instagram star Lucy, otherwise know as @shegrowsveg has a huge instagram following and has written a book and featured on TV programmes such as BBC Gardeners World and Building Your Dream. Lucy’s design pedigree began in her past as jewellery designer to celebrities such as Cheryl Cole and Kylie Minogue.

Lucy is well known for growing all kinds of unusual veg from heirloom and rare seed.  Her interest in edible gardens has seen her create beautiful garden designs with entirely edible plants within them.