A PASSIONATE, PROFESSIONAL GARDENER, BROADCASTER & WRITER
Some of my publishing, design & garden work in Poland, UK and Ireland include:
→ Junior gardener at private residence of TRH The Prince of Wales at Highgrove, Gloucestershire, UK
→ Undergardener at private residence Creagh Gardens in West Cork, Ireland. Renovation and development of a historical kitchen walled garden.
→ Long cooperation as a contributor of photographs and texts with polish leading gardening magazine „Ogrody”.
→ Head gardener at private residence of Lady Catherine Morton at Flore House, Northamptonshire.
→ Designing, creating and maintaining a 10-acre naturalistic garden surrounding a private residence located in the village of Medbourne, Leicestershire.
→ Restoration of a historical parkland and designing and creating of a walled kitchen garden at a private palatial residence in the region of Warmia, Poland.
→ Designing, creating and maintaining a traditional English Cottage Garden at Summerville House, Northamptonshire.
→ Designing, creating and maintaining of my own Organic Show Garden at Zgorzałe in the region of Kashubia, Northern Poland.
→ Regular contributions to many renowned polish publications including: ‘Gardener’s World Poland’, Zieleń to Życie, ‘Design alive’, ‘Weranda Country’ and ‘Magnolia’
→ Regular contributions to the famous in Poland gardening programme TVN ‘Maja w Ogrodzie’ filming in Poland and England.
→ Design and creations of the first ever naturalistic planting schemes in Poland.
→ 4 years working with the National Radio Gdańsk on one of their most popular gardening programmes ever ‘Ogrodniczka w Radio Gdańsk’. Received a ‘Personality of the Year 2015’ award.
→ Design of naturalistic gardens and planting schemes at Forum Gdańsk – a shopping and entertainment centre situated in the historical inner city of Gdańsk (Poland) which won a ‘Property Design Awards 2019’ award.
→ Long term cooperation with ODiTK Foundation on building naturalistic and vegetable gardens for 7 schools in Gdańsk, Poland.
→ In the spring of 2019 stared recording and broadcasting first polish podcast ‘Naturalnie o Ogrodach’ with a former Radio Gdańsk presenter Jacek Naliwajek.
→ Long term cooperation with AmberExpo – the International Exhibition Centre in Gdańsk to promote and develop the gardening show ‘Ogrodowe Kreacje’
HAVE A LOOK AT MY ORGANIC SHOW GARDEN
Between 2012 and 2016 we have created and opened to the public our own Organic Show Gardens at Zgorzałe in the region of Kashubia. In 2010 this 7ha of picturesque landscape was a mixture of forest, some ponds, few clearings and very low-quality arable ground which was nothing more then abandoned strawberry fields – for which this part of the country is so famous for.
Now the wild part of our land is protected and kept untouched for all the amazing wildlife that inhabits this land with us and the old strawberry field are turned into a little homestead surrounded with productive organic gardens and free flowing naturalistic mixed borders attractive all year round.
The self-catering Apartament of the garden ‘Ogród Bellingham’ is located in the National Kashubian Landscape Park, in between the villages of Gołubie and Zgorzałe.
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how to find us
We are 1 hour drive from either Gdańsk or Gdynia and 20 minutes from Kościerzyna. Only 45 minute drive from Gdańsk Airport, which is two-hour flight from London.
You can visit us by train from Gdańsk, Gdynia or Kościeżyna alighting at Gołubie Kaszubskie station, which is a short walk or bike ride to our garden. The picturesque bicycle route ‘Kaszëbskô Stegna’ from Szymbark to Stężyca passes just outside our gates.