Joe Swift is a professional garden designer and Gardeners' World presenter. Joe took on the challenge of an allotment for the programme and it has become one of the most popular strands on the show. He co-presented the BBC's coverage of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Open Gardens, and Gardener of the Year. He writes a weekly column for Saturday's Times Magazine. His other books are The Plant Room (2001) and Joe's Urban Garden Handbook (2008).