Lecture: Kenneth Cox – Woodland Gardening

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 12:01 AM

As a third generation woodland gardener and Managing Director at the family firm – Glendoick Gardens in Scotland, which specialises in rhododendrons, azaleas and ericaceous plants – Kenneth Cox is uniquely placed to cover this subject.

He is also Scotland’s bestselling garden writer with two of his 11 books having been garlanded by the Garden Media Guild as UK Gardening Book of the Year.

Born into a family of renowned plantsmen and world-leading rhododendron experts, Kenneth is the grandson of plant-hunter, writer and nurseryman, Euan Cox and the son of Peter Cox VMH.

Kenneth has carved out a particular niche in the world of plant-hunting having led nine expeditions to South and South-East Tibet, and Arunachal Pradesh in India. He also designs and advises on the restoration of woodland gardens in the UK and further afield.

We hope to see you at St Mellion International Resort, Saltash at the slightly earlier time of 2pm. 

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