Bio:  Ger runs a small nursery, specializing rare alpines in the Netherlands. His interest in alpines started about 35 years ago, during his first treks in the mountains.

Harry Jans has been employed since 1982 by the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment as an expert on Winter Maintenance.

As she describes it, Inge Poot has been gardening all her life. Since her marriage 55 years ago to Peter, her life has revolved around orchids.

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

Jay Akerley is a rock and alpine gardening enthusiast with gardens in both Greater Vancouver and high on the Thompson Plateau in BC's Interior.

Jenny grew up in Zambia.She qualified as a horticulturist in South Africa and moved to the UK to work at Kew Garden.

Bio:  Jerry and Karen Kral garden on an acre of land in Rochester, NY. Their garden, which is one of the most 'visited' in the area, includes a 12,000 square foot rock garden.

Jim Jermyn has had a long career in the horticultural industry. Jim is a world-renowned Alpine expert.

Jiri Papousek has been growing and showing alpines for 35 years. He is a member of the Prague Rock Garden Club and Scottish Rock Garden Club.

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Bio:  John Lonsdale was born in in Sheffield, England, and has grown a wide variety of alpine and woodland plants