This time of year, our gardens are changing daily. With fruits ripening and flowers blooming, it’s no wonder summer can bring so much joy and excitement for the green-fingered. When it comes to gardening, a little helping hand goes a long way and what better place to look for inspiration than Instagram!
Read on to discover 8 of the best gardeners to follow on Instagram in 2023, no matter if you’re looking to reorganise your beds or are hoping to grow an abundance of fruit and veg in your allotment, we’ve got you covered…
8 of the best gardeners to follow on Instagram in 2023
First up on our list of the best gardeners to follow on Instagram is the lovely Victoria from @sprout.surrey. We give thanks to Victoria for her endless helpful tips and tricks when it comes to gardening, especially with growing your own fruit and veg! Her approach to living life more sustainably and reusing and recycling materials to improve your garden fills us with so much inspiration – if you aren’t following her already, you must!
We’re obsessed with @thehackneygardener and her lovely urban garden. Not only does Stina show off her immaculate garden that is full of colour, she also takes us on journeys to other gardens that inspire her and shows us other beautiful spots of East London. With helpful reels on what to do each month and happy to answer any gardening question you might have, @thehackneygardener is a great account to follow especially if you’re new to gardening.
Next up on our list of the best gardeners to follow on Instagram in 2023 is the lovely Georgette from @thegardensofgaia. Say goodbye to killing your houseplants with her helpful reels and great knowledge on bringing the outside in. The queen of houseplants, her overflowing shelves filled with gorgeous greenery and pretty art prints feels like our very own happy place!
Self-proclaimed cut flower and pollinator haven, Alex’s garden is a feast for the eyes and is incredibly creative with their garden space. Spring’s display of tall tulips has us excited for what summer will bring over at @theenglishgardener and we can’t wait to see what blooms lay ahead. Watch this space!
Go say hello to Amy over at @chicksandveg who documents everything from her garden to her greenhouse to her chickens! With satisfying reels of how to dry your garlic to posts on growing sunflowers, @chicksandveg is the one-stop shop where you can scroll and get lost for hours in her brilliant content which will leave you feeling inspired to get stuck into your gardening jobs.
We love Lee’s gorgeous feed that is filled with vibrant fruit and veg she has home-grown! There’s nothing more satisfying than heading down to your veg patch and picking some of your very own fruit or veg to harvest for that night’s dinner. From aubergines to tomatoes to cucamelons (the cutest little veg around!), her Instagram account @urbanveggiepatch is a great place to go to if you’re after inspiration and tips and tricks for veg and fruit growing.
If you’re looking for gorgeous photos of the most perfect flowers, look no further! Charlotte’s account @the_home_gardener is filled with gorgeous shots of cut flowers that she’s grown from seed as well as her stunning garden that has us filled with awe! We love her abundant garden that is over-flowing with gorgeous blooms, especially her dahlias!
Books and gardening? Yep, we’re sold! Last, but most certainly not least, on our list of the best gardeners to follow on Instagram in 2023 is Claire Ratinon, author of ‘Unearthed’ which has just been released in paperback (yay!). Offering up fantastic advice on Instagram on growing your own crops and sharing the fruits of her labour, @claireratinon is a must to follow.
If you aren’t following these gardeners on Instagram, you absolutely must put down the gardening trowel and go and do so! We promise, you’ll be even more obsessed with gardening than you were before…
P.S. Want to track your gardening progress? Don’t miss our Personalised Gardening Journal to help you achieve your gardening goals!