Gardener’s Blog

Nell Jones, Head of Plant Collections, fills us in on what he and the team are up to each month. Our glasshouse project is well underway and lots of plans are afoot to restore the gardens to their original splendour.

“Whilst I am Head of Plant Collections now, I started at Chelsea Physic Garden nearly ten years ago as a volunteer who was getting into horticulture. I trained here and know and love the glasshouses. I have probably raised 50,000 plants in them and helped conserve the many rare and precious species they house.” – Nell Jones, Head of Plant Collections

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