Martyn Cox is the former features editor of BBC Gardeners' World magazine, deputy editor of Gardenlife and was on the editorial teams at Amateur Gardening and Horticulture Week. Now freelance, he writes a weekly gardening column in the Mail on Sunday, and monthly for Saga Magazine, saga.co.uk and Grow It. Martyn contributes regularly for many other titles, including the Guardian, Sainsbury's Magazine, Grand Designs, the Daily Telegraph, The English Garden, Homes & Gardens and the Times Magazine.
He is the author of seven books, including 101 Plants for Problem Places, 101 Ideas for Small Gardens, Big Gardens in Small Spaces: Irreverent Advice for Urban Gardeners, Gardening with Kids and the award-winning RHS Wildlife Garden.
Martyn trained in horticulture at Writtle College, Essex and has many years practical gardening experience. He sits on the Garden Media Guild committee and has a small garden in East London, which he opens annually for charity.