Our Panel of Experts
Sue Bradley Jones: is an experienced garden designer and passionate about trees. She has been a guide at Westonbirt for over 20 years and is also an authority on woodland plants.
Margie Hoffnung: Qualified with a degree in horticulture at Writtle College after working for Westonbirt Arboretum. She worked for many years with Rosemary Verey at Barnsley House, and at Highgrove as a gardener and guide as well as at the Arboretum. After a masters degree at Bath she is now conservation officer at The Gardens Trust and is a regular speaker on gardening and garden heritage matters.
Duncan Montgomery: trained initially at Cannington College in the early 80s and then became interested in organics and studied at Lacock. After a number of different jobs in the 90s he has been the head gardener at Newnton House just outside Tetbury since 2002.
Tim Cordall: was introduced to plant growing by his parents as a child as they were keen gardeners. He has been a nurseryman for 35 years firstly working for 10 years for a commercial grower and then his own business where he specialises in herbaceous perennials, topiary and herbs.
He sells plants at the Wednesday/Saturday markets in Tetbury and will be bringing a selection of plants for sale.