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Chris Young is one of the leading publishers and content creators in the gardening and horticultural industry.

For the past 25 years he’s been in the gardening media world, firstly as editor of Garden Design Journal and latterly as both editor of RHS's The Garden and Head of Editorial for the RHS – overseeing books, magazines, podcasts, websites and specialist publishing.

He has written two books – RHS Encyclopedia of Garden Design (DK) and Take Chelsea Home (Mitchell Beazley) – as well as a substantial number of articles on garden design for publications like Gardens Illustrated.

CY Gardens is a multidisciplinary gardens consultancy business which specializes in content creation, landscape design and planning, and business mentoring.

Since 2020 Chris has been Consultant Gardening Publisher for DK Books (Dorling Kindersley), acquiring the leading names in the gardening world to write for the UK’s number one gardening book publisher.

Having originally trained in landscape architecture, he undertakes private garden and landscape design for clients all over the country. He lives in Northamptonshire with his family, dogs and self-made swimming pond. Chris’ love of the subject, interest in business, and the ability to communicate to different audiences is something he undertakes with passion and commitment.

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