Laurie Kerr, gardener, Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

The Historic & Botanic Garden Bursary Scheme students graduated this summer, including Laurie Kerr who is leaving her placement at Tregothnan Gardens to become a gardener at the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, in Hampshire.

Lucy Kitt is leaving Wentworth Castle to work at historic property Burton Agnes and Neswick gardens. Daniel Pretlove is staying on at the Chelsea Physic Garden where he has been taken on as glasshouse manager. Florence Wickers will be moving to the National Botanic Garden of Wales following a placement at Osborne House. Finn Michalak has won a scholarship to study Mediterranean plants in New Zealand after his placement at Abbotsbury Subtropical Garden. Rupert Jensen began his new role as a gardener at the National Botanic Garden of Wales this month after completing his year placement there. Anna Daniels is moving on from Reaseheath College, where she designed and installed the Piece of Eight Garden. Carolyn Estcourt has been offered the post of interpretation officer at Mount Stewart, to follow completion of her placement at Rowallane Garden, in Northern Ireland.


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