David joined the Garden, initially part-time, in June 2006 from the Carmarthen Journal newspaper, where he had been editor since 2002. Until then, his career had been in local and regional media.  Prior to that he had been deputy editor at the Gloucestershire Echo in Cheltenham and also worked at the Evening Post, in Bristol.  He joined the Garden’s staff on a full-time basis in August 2007.

During this time David has built enviable and positive working relationships for the Garden with partners in all spheres including in particular the national and local print media and Gardening forums, as well as across television and radio.  He is now harnessing digital and new social media communications avenues with increasing success so that the Garden’s profile is raised and its links are built internationally. Now, in his current role, he is responsible for all the Garden’s marketing, advertising, PR, media liaison, Events, membership, volunteers, admissions, social media, website and the Garden’s magazine Yr Ardd.

David Hardy is our Head of Marketing and Events You can contact David on 01558 667130 or email david.hardy@gardenofwales.org.uk