They may make more money than we can ever dream of and could afford a whole team of gardeners, but these celebrities prefer to get down and dirty themselves. Here are 6 Top Gardening Celebrities who also have green fingers.
When he’s not acting or directing, Hollywood star, and part of the Sheen dynasty, Emilio Estevez spends most of his time on his 1-acre farm north of LA. There he grows his own organic food, keeps bees and worms and runs a small vineyard.
80s pop sensation has made gardening her passion and life. She is quoted saying horticulture gave her back her life after a difficult time in the music business. She often speaks out about the benefits gardens and the outdoors can bring to those suffering from mental illness.
Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal is a big supporter of the Edible Schoolyard Project in the states. The project educates children on growing and cooking their own food. Jake lent his hand to a group of children in San Francisco to plant a garden and promote the cause. Jake comes from a family who were keen gardeners and would eat ‘real food’ at the dinner table and as a result is an keen spokesman for the cause.
Let’s face it, Oprah can afford to do anything she wants. It seems that there is very little she hasn’t already accomplished, so it’s no surprise that she’s an avid gardener too. Oprah grow 100 species of fruit and veg on her 16 acres on her Maui estate. Of course she’s doing something great with it too and provides a quantity for the people of the Hawaiian island she lives on, where importing food is their main option.
Comedian and actress Roseanne is also a keen gardener and supporter of environmental causes. Also in Hawaii, she grows and raises macadamia nuts, goats, and honeybees.
This royal gardener has been campaigning tirelessly to raise awareness of the benefits of gardening in the past 50 years. He is a passionate advocate of the organic lifestyle since being given a small plot as a child to maintain. He designed his Highgrove garden for his children, including a maze. He is now attempting to introduce Prince George to horticulture. Well he certainly has a lot of land to practice on.