Home of the National Collection of Pelargonium & the National Collection of Hedera



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Home of the National Collection of Pelargonium & the National Collection of Hedera

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l) 2.30pm-3.30pm 65 Years in Horticulture Sunday 17th June With Jim Buttress.

l) 2.30pm-3.30pm 65 Years in Horticulture Sunday 17th June With Jim Buttress.


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2.30pm – 3.30pm 65 Years in Horticulture with Jim Buttress.

We have the pleasure in welcoming Jim Buttress to the nursery on Sunday afternoon. Jim’s joy of gardening has been with him his entire life and his career in horticulture has been a fascinating one. From training at RHS Wisely and starting at a local nursery, he moved to Croydon Parks, on to the Greater London Council, and ended up with the Royal Parks in London, where he was responsible for Hyde Park, St James Park, Clarence House and Buckingham Palace. He ended his career as the Superintendent of Greenwich Park. Jim went on to be a judge on the The BBC’s Big Allotment Challenge and has since written his book, ‘The People’s Gardener’. Jim has been head judge at most of the major flower shows in the UK for many years and we’re quite sure has many tales to tell…