David Domoney is a television gardening presenter, who co-presents on ITV1’s Love Your Garden alongside Alan Titchmarsh—the most-viewed gardening TV show in Britain today which peaks at a staggering 4 million viewers. He’s the resident gardener on ITV1’s flagship daytime TV show, This Morning, and the gardening expert on James Martin’s Saturday Morning show. A gardening columnist for the Sunday Mirror and Grow Your Own magazine, David also writes regularly for his official website—which receives 2.5 million visits annually. He has 2.1 million visitors per month on Pinterest (which is more than the RHS), 123k followers on Facebook (which is more than BBC Gardeners World TV show) and 22k followers on Twitter.
David is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture and has, to date, won an outstanding 30 Royal Horticultural Society medals, including Best in category and Chelsea Gold awards. He is a serving RHS Commercial Board Member, an Ambassador for the Chartered Institute of Horticulture, a Governor of the London Colleges of Horticulture and Patron of Birmingham Botanical Gardens. In 2018, David was selected by HRH Prince Edward to receive the Award of ‘Excellence in Horticulture’ in recognition of his many achievements.
An engaging public speaker, David combines the knowledge, passion and expertise of a lifelong gardener with the polish and panache of a seasoned television presenter. A true believer in the power of plants for improving our mental and physical health, he is currently taking the nation by storm with his series of engaging talks on this fascinating subject. His passions are also brought together in his role as Ambassador for the national health charity Thrive, which uses therapeutic horticulture to improve the lives of those living with physical disability, and as a Garden Champion for the mental health charity SANE, which seeks to support those living with mental illness.
Passionate about nature, David is a presenter on Channel 5’s Saving British Hedgehogs and actively campaigns in support of garden wildlife as a Patron for The British Hedgehog Preservation Society, a Garden Champion for the RSPB and an Ambassador for the Woodland Trust. David is also a member of the British Bee Keepers Association and is a beekeeper himself.
Celebrated for his work in promoting youth and community gardening, David has pioneered the national Young Gardeners of the Year competition in association with the Prince’s Foundation, and founded the national campaign Cultivation Street to help raise awareness of the benefits of school and community gardening.