John Cushnie lectures and demonstrates gardening
all over Ireland and Great Britain. He writes
for gardening magazines and newspapers and has
published a book, Ground Cover. He is a panellist
on Radio 4 Gardeners' Question Time and a regular
contributor to Gardeners' Corner.
Barbara has worked as a professional botanist
for many years. She has had a life-long interest
in native plants, aromatics and kitchen garden
plants. She currently teaches courses and workshops
on herbs, kitchen gardening and the organic
Over his 30 years in the horticulture industry,
Trevor has been a frequent contributor to “Gardener’s
Corner”. He also has been a presenter
of the BBC TV’s Green Fingers. He is a
self employed Landscape/Garden Designer, Consultant
& Project Manager. He even finds time indulge
in some Garden Writing.
Brendan is an award-winning, and internationally-recognised,
garden designer and lecturer. He trained at
the National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, and Royal
Botanic Gardens, Kew, and lectures frequently
in the USA.
Rhoda is a lecturer at
North Down and Ards Institute of Further Education,
where she teaches leisure gardening students,
and students following City and Guilds and Royal
Horticultural Society courses. She is an organic
gardener, a keen plantswoman and has a passion
for garden design and organic gardening.