Nigel Dunnett

Nigel Dunnett is Professor of Planting Design at the University of Sheffield.

According To Dunnett ... Horticulture needed to 'colour in' green infrastructure

It's now around one year since work started on Sheffield's groundbreaking "Grey to Green" scheme, one of the largest urban green infrastructure projects in the UK.

Dunnett On ... When to spearhead 'greening grey Britain'

I have recently had the great honour to be appointed at the latest Royal Horticultural Society Ambassador, specifically to spear-head the RHS 'Greening Grey Britain' campaign.

Dunnett on...Putting horticulture at the centre of policy debate

I have recently had the great honour to be appointed at the latest Royal Horticultural Society Ambassador, specifically to spear-head the RHS 'Greening Grey Britain' campaign.

Dunnett On ... May the era of the 'new shrubanista' begin

For two or three decades the "new perennial movement" has infiltrated planting design to the extent that it can no longer be called "new".

Dunnett On ... Radical greening needed to build healthy cities

Much of the winter of has been a perfect realisation of the climate change predictions made for the UK - more mild, wetter winters. Whether this is a one-off or a taste of the future, who knows? But whatever the outcome, the reality is that an increasingly volatile and extreme climate poses severe challenges, particularly in urban areas, where the economic impact may be highest.

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