10 things you never knew about me …Katie Rushworth

1. I’m from Leeds originally, and have lived in Yorkshire all my life, I now live just 15 minutes away from Ilkley which is where Alan grew up!

2. I was a bit of a geek at school, and can’t ever remember getting into trouble!

3. I love cooking and am a huge fan of anything healthy and spicy – so veg curry, thai salads and sushi with tonnes of wasabi! are some of my favourite dishes.

4. My middle name is Louise.

5. I have an 8 year old daughter and a 10 year old stepdaughter, and juggle my family life with filming, running my own garden design business, writing my book and doing talks and garden workshops up and down the country.

6. I used to play steel pans for Leeds. I was the tenor pan!

7. I love to exercise, especially Yoga which I try and do three times a week. I am also out most days walking my miniature schnauzer ‘Ziggy’ on the moors or in the woods near where I live.

8. I love a bit course fishing when I get the chance which is rarely these days, my grandad taught me as a young child and has subsequently taught my daughter too. I also love to dance, you can never dance and not feel happy.

9. I’ve got one younger brother.

10. I love real ale and craft beers – my favourite at the moment is Milk Stout, my great grandma used to let me taste it when I was a kid and I thought it was disgusting! She’d be proud of me now.

Follow Katie on Twitter at @queenofspades00 and check out her website at www.katierushworth.com

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9 comments on “10 things you never knew about me …Katie Rushworth

  1. hi katie,
    I watch your ” love your garden” rachel and joes garden the family with 5 cheldren.The garden was Amazing..
    Can i ask you you something?
    Do you think you will have time to see and give us a quote to design our garden .
    mang thanks
    rose

  2. Hi Katie
    Good on you my dear. You are an inspiration to young ladies, single mums and your little girl. I raised 2 children on my own and now I look at them so proud of their achievements and know I had a part in that! You will too. God bless you 🙂

  3. Hi Katie
    Thank you for the fantastic Transform Your Garden magazine with the Mail on Sunday – just what I needed, as it is full of great advice and design tips.
    also, I absolutely love the gorgeous flower top you are wearing on the cover of the magazine, and wonder if you would mind letting me know where you purchased it, as I would love one just like yours. I did think it was a Kath kidson, but there was nothing like it on the website.
    I am very much looking forward to your Love Your Garden series later this year, and only wish I was starting sooner.
    I wish you every success with the programme, and also your garden design business.

    Sincere best wishes,

    Christine Coombes
    Email: coombes7@talktalk.net

  4. Hi Katie,
    I love watching the programme love your garden with you Alan Titchmarsh and his team how I wish and envy to have a nice garden, my husband is 87years old since he had a stroke 10years ago his not able to do much in the garden he just manage to cut the lawn,am 74 years old myself suffered with osteoporosis and osteosoristious in lower part of my back prevent me from bending too much with the pain . Wish some one can give me an estimate on something manageable , we haven’t got a big garden.
    Thanks.
    Jacqueline.

  5. Hi keeler I’m a fan of yours and love to watch the team on love your garden would like to meet you all I love gardening . I help the people that can not manage weeding fencing cutting lawns just started planting on my allotment . See you soon on tv all the best Nigel

  6. I started out drinking mackeson stout Katie I like courage directors now, really enjoy love your garden you all do a grand job long may it continue 😋

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