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Jamie Butterworth

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About

I've been a passionate gardener since I was a child and created my first vegetable garden in my grandparents’ garden aged 12. During my early teens I knew I wanted to work in horticulture, and became a finalist in BBC3’s Young Gardener of the Year aged 16. I went on to get RHS Garden Wisley's Diploma in Practical Horticulture with Distinction in 2015. I co-founded 'YoungHort' in 2013 to inspire more young people that horticulture is an important and rewarding career. I'm also an RHS Ambassador. I have big ambitions and want to work on a global scale to help the horticulture industries continue to evolve and innovate. An avid plantsman, for the past two years I worked as Show Plant Manager at Hortus Loci wholesale nursery, liaising with top designers and landscape architects while growing plants for all the major RHS shows. My latest role starting in 2017, is as the horticultural consultant for London Stone, leading natural stone specialists, where I will be on-hand to offer horticultural advice to landscapers and emerging designers. Continuing to promote horticulture, working closely with secondary schools college students. Please spread the word about my course on social using #generationrent!

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