the skinny jean gardener
Creating family memories in the garden
Lee Connelly is The Skinny Jean Gardener. In 2013, Daddy and Husband Lee began his gardening adventure creating a kitchen garden for TV presenter Jimmy Doherty and quickly become an influential voice in horticulture.
Inspiring the family with twice weekly YouTube uploads, his weekly gardening podcasts, aswell as creating video and audio content for brands and channels, the mission is to bring families and children together outside in the garden, creating memories and enjoying the space they have, because he believes that no matter how big your garden we can all be gardeners.
The Skinny Jean Gardener Tour also travels across the country with fun and unique family focused shows, packed with gardening makes, tips and games to get the audience involved along with a solid educational twist that follows the schools National Curriculum.
Skinny Jean Gardener has proudly been the BBC Blue Peter Gardener, gardening guest to Radio 4's Gardeners Question Time, brought gardening to BBC Radio 1 for the first time, and features on Channel 4's Sunday Brunch & ITV.
Along with his work in the media Lee has built a garden taxi for Kew Gardens, designed show gardens in Japan & UK, is ambassador of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution & St Helena Hospice, Plus is creator of The Skinny Jean Gardener Festival in Essex.