Sun Tzu in The Garden.

Sun Tzu, the famous military strategist, said that all warfare is based on deception.

In the garden, we regularly go to war with weeds and with pest and disease and if we follow Mr Tzu’s five factors of strategy, we may just get somewhere. The five factors as all students at Sandhurst would know are moral influence, weather, terrain, command and doctrine.

This talk is an irreverent look at how we can use military strategy without having to use toxic chemicals…let’s not kill ourselves and our friends shall we?

“He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot, will be victorious.”


“An excellent talk. Really Enjoyable” Crawley Fuschia Society.

“A most interesting and informative talk…Thank you once again for an entertaining afternoon.” Rickmansworth Horticultural Society.

“Using Sun Tzu was a clever twist on introducing the principles of more organic gardening methods. The talk was certainly different – which was what I was looking for!” Bentley Gardening Club.