Our Tour Leaders

All of our tours are led by academics and experts in their field who will share their passion and knowledge with you in lectures, talks and throughout the tour. Click on their profile to find out more about them.

Jennie Churchill

A veterinarian and a gardener, Jennie Churchill’s career has always combined a passion for both animals and plants. In her gardening career she is best known for her role as a presenter on ABC TV’s Gardening Australia, and as co-author and co-photographer of two well-known books on Edna Walling.

Since 1982, Jennie has lived in Kiloren, a garden on the southern tablelands of NSW designed in 1951 by Edna Walling (www.kiloren.com). Kiloren was part of Australia’s Open Garden Scheme for more than twenty years.

Jennie has a comprehensive botanic knowledge of cold climate plants and for ten years undertook planting design for landscape architect Michael Bligh. She has contributed to numerous magazines, including ABC Gardening Australia magazine, and delivered many illustrated lectures on gardens and design.