Joanne Evans

I qualified as a garden designer in 2009 with an HNC Garden Design with distinction from Scottish Agricultural College in Aberdeen after changing career from working for the BBC for nearly 20 years. To complement this I also studied at Aberdeen College for the RHS 2 Certificate in Horticulture which I gained in 2007. I write a gardening column for The Scottish Gardening Magazine. I also run Gardening4Kids - a gardening school for children - in Aberdeen City and Shire. As a qualified Forest more

Diana Robertson

I’ve been Head Gardener with the National Trust for Scotland in Aberdeenshire, looking after Drum Castle and Craigievar Castle gardens as for twenty-seven years. Prior to this I had my own landscape design and construction business. I have also worked with a plant nursery, the agricultural college in Aberdeen as a lecturer and NOSCA (North of Scotland College of Agriculture) as a scientific officer. My main areas of horticultural expertise are Walled gardens; Roses; Cutting


Toni Clark

My gardening started over 10 years ago through encouraging and enabling Highland schools to grow more fruit, veg. and flowers and five years as a countryside ranger has allowed me to share my enthusiasm for the outdoors with people of all ages and abilities. Eventually I have been able to practice what I was “preaching” by living and loving my 11 acre croft, 15 miles west of Inverness. During this time I helped set up a community garden on the croft and became involved with the Caley’s Grow and more