Horticulture Fellows' Story Collection

Author: Helen Aherne
Horticulture Fellows' Story Collection

Read more about some of our Fellows' achievements in this area.

John Phibbs travelled to Sweden and Russia in 1983, to investigate English style landscape designs in Northern Europe. He set up the Capability Brown 1716-2016 Partnership of 20 organisations to celebrate the life and achievements of Britain’s greatest landscape gardener and to spread greater understanding and enjoyment of his work and influence. Read more...

James Hart travelled to the USA in 2008, to research the role of volunteers in public gardens, in order to see how best practice could be replicated here in the UK. Read more...

Paul Campbell, a landscape designer, from London, undertook his Travelling Fellowship to Jamaica in 2011, exploring new developments in architecture, horticulture and urban design. Read more...

Richard Brown a Horticultural Therapist from South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, travelled across the USA to explore the use of horticultural therapy as a medicinal treatment. Read more...

Alasdair Hood, from Cupar, is the Curator of the University of Dundee Botanic Garden. He travelled to Australia and New Zealand, in 2012, to examine issues associated with the collection and cultivation of wild seeds. Read more...

Jonny Bass is a Craftsman Gardener at the Mottisfont Abbey Rose Garden, which houses a world-famous collection of pre-1900 shrub roses, as well as many hundreds of other varieties of heritage roses. He travelled to New Zealand and the USA, in 2014, in order to work with roses at two completely different stages of their annual cycle, in one study trip. Read more...

Graham Burgess worked as a manager at The Royal Botanical Gardens Kew at the time of his Fellowship in 1972. He travelled to several countries in Europe to explore the potential of botanical gardens as places of leisure. Read more...

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