Geoff Stonebanks

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Geoff Stonebanks

Geoff Stonebanks lives in Bishopstone, near Seaford in East Sussex and spends all his time gardening and fundraising for Macmillan Cancer Support. Using his multi award-winning garden - Driftwood - he has raised over £61000 for various charities in 7 years, £32300 of that for Macmillan. The garden, which first opened to the public in 2009, has also featured on ITV and in many national media publications. In his spare time, Geoff is also Assistant County Organiser for the National Gardens Scheme and their Publicity Officer for East & Mid Sussex.

There are 13 articles by Geoff:

jungle garden

Get the tropical look

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Create a tropical look in your garden no matter where you live. All you need is a few choice plants. Geoff Stonebanks gives his top plants to get the look.

Carex testacea

Using grasses in the garden

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Geoff Stonebanks picks his favourite ornamental grasses for you to try in your garden. These plants are hardy and suitable for nearly any garden.

flower show

A Show to remember

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Volunteering, shopping and renewing friendships were all part of Geoff Stonebanks’ Hampton Court Palace Flower Show experience in 2016.

Flower Power

The Flower Power convert

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Geoff Stonebanks gives his product review of Richard Jackson’s Flower Power. He’s been using it at his Driftwood Garden for the first time this year.

Shasta daisy

Plants that give great bang for your buck

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When your garden is open to the public, it needs to be at its best all of the time. Geoff Stonebanks shares some favourites from his award-winning garden.