Emma originally qualified with a BSc in Ecology and then went on to work in a variety of community garden projects in Edinburgh including at the Edinburgh Community Backgreens Association, and Gorgie City Farm. She then returned to study, completing a Masters in Social Work and then working in an adult learning disability team in the Scottish Borders while continuing to garden at home, and as a volunteer with Gorebridge Community Gardens. After 8 years in social work the pull ofmore
Natalie McCall MA. MSc. has been experimenting with Social & Therapeutic Horticulture in the 3rd Sector since 2008. She works in urban communities high on the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation impacted by social, environmental, economic & health injustices. She brings an ethic of climate activism, sustainability and community empowerment within a therapeutic frame, and is informed by permaculture principles for design, process & reflection.
Over the years Nataliemore
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; Cuttingmore
RHS qualified and a graduate of Edinburgh College of Art and the Inchbald School of Design, Inglis has designed and provided consultancy on a number of public and community garden projects in addition to private client work. Public and Community clients have included NHS Forth Valley, NHS Tayside, Gowrie Care Ltd and the Blackwood Group among others.
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