Bob Gilbert

Bob Gilbert is the author of Ghost Trees and presenter of BBC Radio 4’s The Passion in Plants. Airing on BBC Radio 4, Mon 06 April – Fri 10 April at 9.45am.

Ghost Trees – an urban nature book telling the story of an East London borough through its trees, past and present – is out now.

Bob Gilbert is the author of The Green London Way (Lawrence & Wishart, 2012) and has written a column for Ham & High on urban wildlife for the last twenty years. A regular contributor to TV and radio, including Natural World and BBC Radio 4’s The Food Programme, Bob has also been a stand-up comedian, a long-standing campaigner for inner city conservation and chair of ‘The Garden Classroom’, a charity that promotes environmental education in London.