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Top garden designers to follow on Twitter

Gardening is all about sharing your ideas, inspiration and creativity to help others produce truly beautiful outdoor spaces. Of course as many of you will know, gardening can be a minefield and unlike Alan Titchmarsh, we don’t have all the answers.

Instead, we’ve compiled a list of the top garden designers and experts to follow on Twitter. Hit follow for top tips and infinite gardening wisdom, from why poinsettia is the perfect winter flower, to advice on starting your own vegetable patch…

David Domoney, @daviddomoney, TV Gardener and ITV1 Presenter

David Domoney is a heavyweight of the gardening world and regularly appears on ITV’s Love Your Garden. The green-fingered TV personality and newspaper columnist often posts advice on his blog and Twitter. David has also written a number of articles about preparing your garden for the winter, including posts on protecting your plant pots from frost.

Gayla Trail, @yougrowgirl, Gardener, Author, Photographer

Gayla Trail is a best-selling author, blogger and photographer. The Canadian-born gardening whiz has built up a loyal social media following, partly due to her extensive knowledge of all things nature. We recommend following Gayla for her brilliant Instagram snaps and organic recipes.

Chris Beardshaw, @chrisbeardshaw, Award-winning Garden Designer, TV and Radio Presenter

When we’re not watching Gardeners’ World, or tuning into Chris Beardshaw’s weekly Radio 4 show, we’re taking tips from his Twitter. The horticultural guru has been in the gardening game for longer than we care to remember. Chris’ Twitter is a one-stop shop for those looking for a bit of inspiration. 16.3 thousand Twitter followers can’t be wrong…

Jo Thompson, @gardendesigner1, Landscape and Garden Designer and Chelsea Flower Show Regular

Jo Thompson knows a thing or two about gardens. The garden and landscape designer features regularly at the Chelsea Flower Show and has scooped numerous awards and prizes for her work. She’s very much active on Twitter, sharing her expertise with her growing number of followers.

Isabelle Palmer, @balconygardener, Garden Designer, Author, Blogger and Columnist

Isabelle Palmer has shown that you don’t need to have a huge space for a truly beautiful garden – those of you living in the city, take note! The columnist and blogger often posts pictures of her work, homemade recipes and ideas for DIY decorations.

Paul Hervey-Brookes, @HerveyBrookes, Gardener, RHS Judge

Paul Hervey-Brookes is a garden designer, RHS Trials Judge (Royal Horticultural Society) and all-round outdoor expert. Paul has previously designed a range of garden gifts for Marks & Spencer and is full of advice. Check out his insightful and informative blog, here.

Alexandra Campbell, @midsizegarden, Writer, Garden Blogger

Alexandra Campbell is a garden blogger and writing coach with tons of wisdom, which she constantly shares with her followers. Alexandra’s posts are highly entertaining, with posts about giving your shed a spruce up and top gift ideas.

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