Danny Clarke


Danny Clarke is a British Garden Designer and TV presenter who shot to fame as BBC’s Instant Gardener, having started his own bespoke garden design company, the Black Gardener, in 1997.

Currently, Danny co-hosts the Channel 5 series Filthy Garden: SOS - transforming Britain's most disastrous gardens. He can also be seen on ITV's Love Your Garden, alongside Alan Titchmarsh.

Since his debut on television as the BBC’s Instant Gardener in 2015, Danny has graced our screens with a host of popular garden makeover shows and horticultural advice. In 2019, he joined the ITV ‘This Morning’ team presenting colourful and creative garden transformations. Danny joined the presenting team of Love Your Garden for ITV in 2021.

Danny is passionate about making a difference to climate change and community integration. He is known for his charismatic and fun approach to garden design which is affordable and desirable to people of all ages. ‘Having access to a garden should be a right, not a privilege’ and his biggest wish is that we all make the most of our green spaces for the health of the planet, our communities, and our souls. Following his passion, Danny also co-directs CIC Grow 2 Know, who are committed to bringing horticulture to young people and disadvantaged communities. For example, Danny & the CIC team are currently planning a tribute garden in Grenfell. ..

He is a regular columnist in SAGA Magazine and a host at RHS Chelsea and RHS Tatton. Danny has also been a panellist on Channel 4’s ‘Tree of the Year’, and is known for his advice on sustainability, conservation and horticulture in garden design.

CV Highlights

  • Co Host of Channel 5’s Filthy Garden: SOS
  • Co Host of ITV’s Love Your Garden
  • Co Host of BBC One’s The Instant Gardener
  • This Morning Gardening Correspondent
  • Visit https://theblackgardener.co.uk
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