Katie Rushworth

Katie Rushworth

Katie Rushworth is a gardener who was born in Leeds on 9th May 1983. 

Katie Rushworth's parents were not gardeners but her grandparents were. In the tiny back garden of their terrace house.

They filled it with plants in containers and plants just about everywhere they could. 

With most houses in the area just having a back yard her grandparents let her help with watering and caring for the plants and they even won awards for their patch of green oasis.

Branching out

Katie Rushworth attended Agnes Stewart High School and in leaving she started a job at Harvey Nicholls in Leeds.

A change of career after having her daughter Poppy due to the constant travelling saw her return to studying  Horticulture in the evenings at Shipley College. 

She switched courses to study Garden Design at Craven College Skipton part time, when her interest in Design grew.

Katie Rushworth became a garden designer and you can find design tips on her website, posted below. 

From little acorns

Katie Rushworth auditioned for Love Your Garden for the role as a TV presenter / gardener after receiving an email from the production company. 

Katie got the job and joined Alan Titchmarsh, David Domoney and Frances Tophill on the second series of the popular garden makeover show.

in 2021 Danny Clarke joined the Love Your Garden Team making his Debut in a Love Your Garden Themed special 2021 first aired 13 July 2021 Love Your Small Garden Special.

Katie Rushworth now lives in Balidon with her family of her husband Andrew Edwards, daughter Poppy and step-daughter Schyler plus her dogs Yoko & Ziggy

Her home featured in 2020 in Grow Your Own at Home with Alan Titchmarsh.

Katie Rushworth TV Programmes

Love Your Garden

Love your Garden Series 13

First aired 19 April 2022

Love your Garden Series 12

First aired 22 March 2022

Episode 1 Beauty  Mary Stevenson from County Durham

Episode 4 Water  Russ, Alex, Zach & Lily Peacock from Southampton 

Episode 5 Wirral   Conrad, Pauline & Keiron Toohey from Heswall

Episode 6 Sudbury   Eileen & Roy Baldwin from Sudbury, Suffolk

Episode 7 Raunds  Becs, Freddie & Annabel Raunds Northamptonshire

Episode 8 Greenford Sybil from Greenford, West London

First aired 07 September 2021
Love Your Garden
Episode 1  Mel & Theodore from near Taunton.  Dunkirk Memorial House

Episode 2  Steve, Eve, Billy and Emmie from Manchester. Sue and Georgia from Liverpool

Episode 3 Jo, Kerry, Flynn & Dogs from Leighton Buzzard. Dawn from Salford.

Episode 4  Carl, Elle, Theo, Ebony & Kenzo from Macclesfield Cheshire. Norma from Accrington.

Episode 6  Margaret Mary from Salford. Tim and Charlotte from Leicester.

Episode 8  Shabnam and Amelia from Wakefield. Lesley-Anne from Swansea.

First aired 25 February 2020

Episode 1 Harri & Erica Torr from Hull, East Yorkshire

Episode 2 Kath Ryan from Hall Green, Birmingham

Episode 3 Kirsty, Phoebe & Sam from Farncombe, Surrey

Episode 4 Age UK Day Centre in Croydon

Episode 5 Pip, John & Harrison from Middlesbrough

Episode 6 Richard & Lynn Warren Chippenham

Episode 7  James, Joanna & Laurie from Dudley

Episode 8  Venessa and Raia Sunshine from Waltham Abbey, Essex

Series 9
First aired 27 August 2019

Episode 1 Daniel, Jordan Lola & Jasper Bradbury from Hucknall near Nottingham

Episode 2 Rob & Margaret Isdale from Grantham, Lincolnshire

Episode 3 Jack & Margaret Parrott from Grassmoor, Derbyshire

Episode 4 Icolyn Smith MBE from Oxford

Episode 5 Rachel, Ped, Isla, George & Betsy from Folkstone

Episode 6 Lorraine Tilston-Brookes, Doris & Poppy from Swindon Wiltshire

Episode 7 Chris Garlick, Karran, Molly, Daniel & Mairwen Pontypool South Wales

Episode 8 Georgie Moseley Sheldon near Birmingham 

Series 8
First aired 16 February 2018

Love Your Garden Series 8 Episode 1 - Betty Richards From Fareham

Love Your Garden Series 8 Episode 2 - Nathan Cumberland from Newark

Love Your Garden Series 8 Episode 3 - Pat Wade from Basildon, Essex

Love Your Garden Series 8 Episode 4 - Roisin Pelan from Preston

Love Your Garden Series 8 Episode 5 - Irene Hicks from Cardiff Wales

Love Your Garden Series 8 Episode 6 - Fiona Kirlew from Nottingham

Love Your Garden Series 8 Episode 7 - Jim Thompson from Yorkshire

Love Your Garden Series 8 Episode 8 - Jeroume, Onessa & Elijah Cariazo from Hackney

Series 7
First aired 21 June 2017

Love Your Garden Series 7 Episode 1 - Plymouth Mark

Love Your Garden Series 7 Episode 2 - Salford  Betty & Rita

Love Your Garden Series 7 Episode 3 - Chandlers Ford Richardson Family 

Love Your Garden Series 7 Episode 4 - Shrewsbury Gina

Love Your Garden Series 7 Episode 5 - Eastbourne Jack's Garden

Love Your Garden Series 7 Episode  6 - Southampton Jordan Family

Love Your Garden Series 7 Episode  7 - Hythe Isabelle's Garden

Love Your Garden Series 7 Episode  8 - Blackpool Zoo zookeeper John Paul Houston

Love Your Garden Series 7 Episode 9 - Nottingham Baz

 first aired 01 September 2020
Love Tour Garden Themed Episodes

Love Your Garden Themed Specials 2021

Katie Rushworth book

Plant, Beds and Borders: Create and Maintain your Perfect Garden

Katie Rushworth Website InstagramFacebook and Twitter

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