Jekka's Lectures

Jekka is an organic grower of herbs and horticultural author, designer, consultant, judge and moderator. She is renowned for her passion and knowledge of herbs and has built an international reputation for growing and designing sustainable herb gardens. More information can be found here.

Please complete the form below if you would like to enquire about Jekka giving a lecture. Upon submission you will be contacted to confirm availability and make arrangements. Please contact if you have any further questions.

Please see below the form for information on fees, lecture titles and terms and conditions.

Fees (excluding VAT):

- Daytime (up to ½ day) - £850
- Daytime (full day) - £1500
- Evening (approx. 6pm – 10pm) - £850

Plus expenses, to include:
- All travel costs incurred i.e. mileage (currently 45p/mile), train travel, flights, car parking etc.
- Overnight accommodation if travelling time exceeds 3 hours
- Meals and refreshments, as necessary

Example lecture titles to choose from:

- A modern Apothecary
- Behind the scenes at Chelsea Flower Show, (Floral Exhibits 16 years)
- Growing and using Culinary herbs
- Herbs are more than a garnish
- Herbs for all Reasons Herbs for flavour and Health
- Herbs of Australia
- Herbs of Malaysia
- Herbs of South Africa
- Herbs of the Caribbean
- Herbs of the Mediterranean
- How to use herbs in the Home (Culinary and medicinal)
- Jekka’s Herb Farm 1984 to Present Day
- Jekka’s top 50 culinary herbs
- Medicinal herbs in the Home
- Native herbs Folklore and Fact
- On the road to Chelsea Flower Show (Show Garden)
- Planning a herb garden
- The gardens of China
- The World of Culinary Herbs - What is a Herb
- Other titles available upon request

Terms and Conditions:

1. Please note that all prices exclude VAT which will be added to the invoice as applicable.
2. Half day rates assume a maximum of 4 hours. Daily rates assume a maximum working day of 8 hours.
3. Additional costs for videos or media, if required, will be charged separately.
4. Travelling time will be taken into account when agreeing fees: for instance, in the event of venue being in excess of 1 hour travelling time, the mileage rate will be increased to £1 to account for travel time.
5. Costs of overnight stays if necessary will be agreed with client prior to visit.
6. Mileage charges are subject to change at the discretion of Jekka’s Herb Farm, according to current fuel prices.
6. Written acceptance of our terms and conditions is required prior to arranging an event date.
8. The enquiry form (above) must be completed and returned at least 3 months prior to the event.
9. Provisional booking reservations are held for 2 weeks. We require a 30% non-refundable deposit to secure the booking and full payment at least 30 days ahead of the lecture. 
10. Payment is required within 30 days from receipt of invoice, after which time an additional late payment fee may be applied.