Mark Lane – Audio Books, Best Sellers, Author Bio |

Biography Mark Lane TV and Radio Broadcaster, Author, Charities' Ambassador. Extremely creative, productive and with a unique perspective on life, landscape design, gardening, art history, architecture, lifestyle, health, wellbeing and disability, Mark Lane has led a remarkable life. He has gained recognition as a first-class landscape designer, being the UK’s first garden designer in a wheelchair, as well as the first BBC gardening presenter in a wheelchair. Mark Lane, TV broadcaster of the award winning BBC Gardeners’ World, is also a presenter for BBC Gardeners’ World Live and the Royal Horticultural Society’s Flower Shows – Chelsea, Hampton Court Palace, Chatsworth, Tatton. BBC Gardeners’ World is one of the handful of factual TV programmes with a long pedigree of 50 years, viewed by a staggering 3 million people on a weekly basis, in the UK alone. Mark: “I’m here in a wheelchair and I can do these things. First and foremost I am a presenter, who just happens to be in a chair, but if I can be an inspiration to other people, then all the better for it.” Mark graduated from University College London in Art History with B.A. (Hons). He went on to become the Publishing Director for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Managing Editor for the leading international Arts publisher Thames & Hudson. In 2001 Mark was in a car accident and had to have operations on his spine, which were complicated by him being born with spina bifida. Following a long rehabilitation period Mark studied garden design through an Open Learning course and has gone on to become the first recognised UK garden designer in a wheelchair. WRITING A prolific writer, Mark has been in BBC Gardeners’ World magazine, the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) journal The Garden, Which? Gardening, Landscape & Urban Design magazine, The Guardian newspaper, the Daily Mail newspaper, Daily Express newspaper, Sunday Express newspaper, The Sunday Telegraph newspaper, the Wealden Times magazine, Pro Landscaper, Kent Life and Surrey Homes, Life magazines, Conservation News, Waitrose Weekend, Enable Active magazine, RNOH magazine, Irish Examiner, Somerset County Gazette, Garden News, Darlington and Stockton Times, Irish News, Canterbury INDEX magazine, House Beautiful, House & Garden, and the Press Association. Mark also has a regular gardening column in Platinum magazine and Waitrose Weekend. Please contact Mark on 01227 722 172 /

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