Bio:  After John obtained his Horticultural qualification he worked at St Andrews Botanic Garden, Inverewe. For the last 30 years John has worked at Edinburgh Botanic Garden, the last 19 as Supervisor.

Julia Corden has been the Garden Manager at The Explorers Garden, Pitlochry, Scotland for the past 15 years.

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Bio:   Kenton Seth is a young native of Colorado. He is a plant-nut and native plant hunter who has worked in public horticulture and nurseries.

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Bio:  Kevin Kavanagh is the owner of South Coast Gardens (2005) , a small specialty nursery and landscape design business in heart of Ontario’s ‘Carolinian zone’.

Laura Grant was introduced to horticulture as a child by family members.

Lisa Roper is the Gravel Garden and Ruin horticulturist at Chanticleer, a public garden in Wayne Pa. where she has gardened for the past 26 years in various parts of the garden. 

Liz has been gardening in the Hockley Valley for 45 years. Her one hectare garden comprises several perennial beds, extensive rock and crevice gardens and raised tufa beds.

Bio:  Malcolm McGregor has been growing alpine plants for over 25 years — and saxifrages for most of that time. He says that it is the unforced charm of mountain plants that most attracts him.

Bio:   Marilyn Cornwell is a gardener and photographer living in Grimsby Ontario.

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