2020: Horticulture campaigns and campaigners of the year

James Clark - credit: HTA
James Clark - credit: HTA

Horticulture Campaigners of the Year:

James Clark - HTA - reopening garden centres in May, making them essential retail in November. Also scrappage scheme and Brexit.  HTA Keep Britain Growing.

Peter Seabrook - getting garden centres open, defending the industry, Floral Fantasia, door decs gardening, prettiest rose and other initiatives.

Minette Batters - NFU Brexit, seasonal labour, garden centres, growers campaigns.

Alan Titchmarsh - garden centre reopening, get Britain lockdown gardening.

Monty Don - peat-free, not buying cheap plants.

James Barnes - HTA lobbying.

Juliet Sargeant - Improving diversity

Zehra Zaidi - Improving diversity - We Built Britain Too campaign

Natalie Porter - Young People in Horticulture Association - 35 under 35

Ali Capper - NFU

James Alcaraz - BPOA

Mike Burks -GCA

Richard Hopkins - WSGA

Boyd Douglas-Davies - HTA lobbying

Simon Redden - AHDB

Paul Rabbitts - Parks

David Attenborough - Plastics and sustainability

Cleve West - Vegan gardening. Top 50 garden designers.

Andrew Griffith MP - most vocal MP lobbying for the industry according to HortWeek's survey

Ian Bedford - green aisle in garden centres

Pick for Britain

Evergreen Garden Care - John Barnes autumn planting

Westland Horticulture - new gardeners

Forestry Commission - OPM citizen science

OSS Green spaces access

Make horticulture a linkedin category

National Trust Everyone Needs Nature

Peas Please and Veg Power

Candide Tree Inspired

See also:

Wayne Amiel in his award-winning garden - credit: Gardeners' World

10 pioneering black, indigenous or people of colour gardeners:

Wayne Amiel: National Gardens Scheme gardener and BBC Gardener's World best garden winner.

Arit Anderson: Gardener's World, Garden Rescue and Chelsea Flower Show TV presenter and garden designer.

Danny Clarke: First black gardener to be given a TV show, The Instant Garden in 2015.

Tayshan Hayden-Smith: Founder Grow2Know. Next generation black gardener. https://www.facebook.com/Grow2Know/

Flo Headlam: First black Gardener's World TV presenter and garden designer.

Wesley Kerr OBE: Broadcaster, writer, horticulturist and historian, Royal Parks board member.

Juliet Sargeant: First black garden designer and gold medallist at RHS Chelsea Flower Show (2016 Modern Slavery Garden). Former Society of Garden Designers chair (2013).

Advolly Richmond: Garden historian. She has supported Zehra Zaida, who wrote an article campaigning for recognition of historic black garden figure John Ystumllyn.

Cleve West: Garden designer and author including of the new Garden of Vegan.

James Wong: Ethnobotanist and broadcaster.

RHS director general, Sue Biggs

Women in horticulture 

10 leading UK women in horticulture:


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