Jamie Ellison instructs in the Landscape Horticulture Technology Program at the Nova Scotia Community College, Kingstec Campus in Kentville, NS.

His formal education includes Landscape Horticulture Technology diploma and a Bachelor of Technology in Environmental Horticulture from Dalhousie University, Truro Campus. He has worked at the Memorial University Botanical Garden in St. John's, Newfoundland, Jack Drake's Alpine Nursery in Scotland and in 1994 he started a specialty plant nursery called ‘Bunchberry Nurseries”. Jamie's specialties include, plant identification, plant garden design and horticultural presentations on unique plants and gardens. Jamie has recently started to hybridize Rhododendrons where he lives and gardens in Canning, Nova Scotia.