|BBC TV Garden School
Catherine is one of 8 people who left full-time careers to join Diarmuid for 5 month of gardening and garden design (Garden School on BBC2). The 8 were chosen out of 4,000 applicants, for their gardening passion. Based at the RHS Wisley, immersed in horticulture, working on their own gardens, traveling to inspirational gardens, visiting horticultural specialists, and learning about plants and garden design. Highlights: winning a Silver Medal at RHS Tatton flower show, building Diarmuids garden at Urban Gardens in Olympia, successfully organising a garden design workshop in Ireland to raise funds for charity, dealing with the press, and drawing up business plans for potential investors.