Bridget Ibbs

Horticulturist (Level I)

Growing fruit and vegetables is immensely rewarding and there is always so much to learn

I worked as an archaeologist for 20 years, mainly in the Middle East but also South America and the Mediterranean.  In 2005 I felt it was time to return home and a friend living in the Cotswolds asked me to grow fruit and vegetables in her kitchen garden.

Sowing and growing my first tomatoes was an incredible experience and at that point I decided to change career. In 2013 I joined the Rosemoor Garden Team working in the potager and kitchen garden.

Growing fruit and vegetables is immensely rewarding and there is always so much to learn. At the moment I am exploring vegetable seed saving and heritage vegetable cultivars - and some of the amazing stories behind them!.

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  • Saving seed

    Seed saving is one of those lost arts of the vegetable world. There is alchemy in the pro

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