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I am driven by a fascination for plants and their histories
I'm a Kew trained gardener, writer, broadcaster and a member of the RHS Woody Plant Committee. At Junior School I was awarded a prize for my 'wide interests’ and the pleasure of sharing these enthusiasms still remains.
I am passionate about all aspects of plants and gardening, and I have travelled globally from alpine zones to the tropics, studying both native and garden flora and I am driven by a fascination for plants and their histories.
Matthew has written several books, contributed to Gardeners’ Question Time publications and writes on a range of subjects for The Garden.
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