RHS Vice President Alan Titchmarsh, MBE

Our founding RHS Ambassador since 2013

RHS Ambassador
Alan Titchmarsh is a television presenter and celebrity gardener

At a glance


  • His career began as an apprentice gardener in the Ilkley Council Parks Department Nursery
  • Studied for a Diploma in Horticulture at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in the 1970s
  • Presents his own radio show on Classic FM and his ITV Alan Titchmarsh Show
  • Awarded the RHS Victoria Medal of Honour in 2003, the highest Society award

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The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.