Charlie Dimmock Biography
Charlie Dimmock is an England gardening expert and television presenter who was a member of the Ground Force team, a BBC gardening makeover show that aired from 1997 to 2005.
Charlie Dimmock Education
Dimmock went to Romsey’s Wellow Primary School and Mountbatten School. During the spring and summer terms of junior high, she had gardening lessons. Dimmock originally planned to major in forensic science in high school, but she changed her mind and majored in horticulture instead. Dimmock studied amenity horticulture in Winchester and Somerset, earning a BTEC Diploma in Amenity Horticulture with distinction as well as a National Technical Certificate in Turf Culture and Sporting Management.  Formal paraphrase She spent a year of this training at London’s Chelsea Physic Garden. Dimmock went to work for Romsey Garden Centre after graduating from college.
Charlie Dimmock Career
Dimmock first gained public attention in 1997, when she joined the BBC gardening series Ground Force, five years after meeting the series’ producer/director when she built a pond for the Meridian series, Grass Roots. Dimmock co-hosted Ground Force for its entire eight-year run.
Since then, she has hosted shows such as The Joy of Gardening and Charlie’s Garden Army, as well as covering the Chelsea Flower Show. She appeared in the Channel 4 reality show The Games in 2004. She has also appeared on American television, hosting a gardening segment on CBS’s The Early Show. She appeared on the BBC’s Celebrity MasterChef in September 2006.
In August 2002, Dimmock appeared as herself in the British soap opera Hollyoaks as a special guest booked by character Gordon Cunningham to unveil the “Jubilee Gardens.” After Ground Force ceased production in the mid-2000s, she hosted a local ITV Meridian series called River Walks, in which she walked along various rivers in Southern England, visiting landmarks and attractions along the way and meeting people who live and work on the rivers.
Dimmock served as President of the Television and Radio Industries Club (TRIC) from 2003 to 2004, and that year he hosted their annual awards ceremony. She joined the team of experts on ITV’s Daybreak breakfast magazine show as a gardening expert in 2011. She hosted an episode of The Great British Garden Revival in 2013. Dimmock joined the team presenting Garden Rescue, a series on garden transformations produced for the BBC by Spun Gold TV, in July 2016.
Charlie Dimmock Age
Dimmock is 56 years old as of 2021. She was born on 10 August, in the year 1966 in Southampton. She, therefore, celebrates her birthday on the 10th of August every year.
Charlie Dimmock Height
Dimmock stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Charlie Dimmock Family
Dimmock’s father was a merchant seaman, and her mother Sue ran her own clothes shop. Dimmock’s mother, Sue Kennedy, and stepfather, Rob were both killed in the 2004 tsunami caused by an earthquake in the Indian Ocean. It is also not known if Dimmock has any siblings.
Charlie Dimmock Husband
Dimmock is not married. Throughout the majority of the 1990s, she dated viticulturist John Mushet. He referred to her as his mistress, but they never married. Dimmock is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship.
Charlie Dimmock Net Worth
Dimmock has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a Gardening expert and TV presenter.
Charlie Dimmock Salary
Dimmock earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Charlie Dimmock Health
Dimmock had been chastised for her noticeable change in appearance by cruel body shamers. The Ground Force presenter hasn’t been seen much since the show ended, but he’s made a comeback with the BBC show Garden Rescue. Charlie’s triumphant return, however, has been marred by cruel trolls who have made derogatory comments about her weight. As her latest BBC show aired, some viewers were more concerned about her ‘curvier figure’ than her horticultural skills, and some even took to social media to criticize her appearance.
Charlie Dimmock Books
Dimmock has written several gardening books, including the BBC Ground Force books Water Garden Workbook and Container Gardening, as well as the 2000 general gardening book Enjoy Your Garden. For many years, until January 2008, Dimmock wrote a weekly gardening column in the Mail on Sunday.
Charlie Dimmock Poundland
Charlie announced that she is excited to launch a new gardening range in Poundland.
Charlie Dimmock Brothers
The Rich brother’s Harry and David Rich starred alongside Charlie before they left in early 2021.