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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.

Books by Martyn Cox

Gardeners' World: The Veg Grower's Almanac

A charming collection of practical advice and evocative writing from the trusted veg growers at Gardeners' World.

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Gardeners' World: First Time Veg Grower

A comprehensive introduction to growing your own, from first steps up to making the most of an established plot all year round.

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Gardeners' World: 101 Ideas for Small Gardens

Make small beautiful with these brilliant garden ideas from the team at Gardeners' World Magazine

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