Jim Buttress at Guildford Book Festival

  • RHS Wisley
    RHS Wisley
    , UNITED KINGDOM
  • 14/10/2016 15:30 - 14/10/2016 16:30

£8.00

Trained at Wisley, top gardener, TV personality and RHS judge at the country's favourite flower shows, Jim is back to talk about his life's journey from Purley to Chelsea. Packed with brilliant characters and stories, Jim's entertaining memoir, The People's Gardener, will delight everyone who shares his love of gardening.

About Jim Buttress

Jim Buttress trained at RHS Wisley and worked for the GLC before becoming Superintendent of the Central Royal Parks, and then Superintendent of Greenwich Royal Park. He has frequently exhibited at the Chelsea Flower show, winning the gold medal numerous times. He is head judge at the RHS, and also judged Britain in Bloom for twenty-five years. He has appeared in the television series Save Lullingstone Castle and Return to Lullingstone Castle and more recently in Big Allotment Challenge. He has been awarded two medals of honour from the RHS, the Associate Medal of Honour and the much coveted Victoria Medal of Honour. His life and love of gardening is explored in his book The People's Gardener.