Learning Tutors Fergus Garrett trained in horticulture at Wye College, London University. He worked in Kent for Rosemary Alexander of the English Gardening School, for Beth Chatto at the Unusual Plants Nursery in Essex and then for the Sackler family at Cap d’Antibes and Gstaad. In 1992 he became head gardener at Great Dixter, working closely with Christopher Lloyd until Christopher’s death in 2006. Since then he has become Chief Executive of the Great Dixter Charitable Trust. Fergus works full-time, hands-on in the garden, as well as writing and lecturing extensively across the world. Aaron Bertelsen studied Social Anthropology at the University of Otago before coming to England in 1996 to volunteer in the garden at Great Dixter. He subsequently studied for a Diploma in Horticulture at Kew Gardens, and spent two years at Jerusalem Botanical Gardens in Israel, where he is still a trustee. Aaron returned to Great Dixter in 2005 and became the vegetable gardener and cook in 2007. Aaron is regularly invited to speak about gardening at events worldwide. His first book The Great Dixter Cookbook is published by Phaidon and has received international acclaim since its publication in March 2017. Michael Morphy arrived at Great Dixter in 1995 and has worked both in the garden and the nursery. After studying at Hadlow College he became assistant nursery manager and worked closely with Kathleen Leighton for many years. In 2011 Kathleen handed over the position of nursery manager to Michael and he has been running the nursery and its team of workers, apprentices and volunteers ever since. Michael has a love of plants and enjoys supporting others to learn more about them. Annie Guilfoyle studied horticulture at Capel Manor College and gained a BA Honours Degree in Garden Design from Middlesex University. For sixteen years she has been the Director of Garden Design at KLC School of Design at Hampton Court Palace and is the Garden Course Consultant at West Dean College, near Chichester. Annie combines running a successful garden design consultancy with lecturing and writing on the subject and now travels internationally to lecture, teach and judge at garden shows. Follow Annie on Twitter and Instagram (@guilfoyleannie) Edward Flint spent lengthy spells living and working at Great Dixter under the informal tutelage of Christopher Lloyd. His education was broadened working at the renowned Washfield Nursery for Elizabeth Strangman and in private gardens in the South of France, Switzerland and throughout the UK. Since 2002 Edward has been head gardener at Tidebrook Manor. He is an experienced and passionate teacher with an affable and down-to-earth style evolved over many years teaching at The English Gardening School, where he is now a tutor. Follow Edward on Instagram @rotheramblings and on his website.