Debs Goodenough (DG): Highgrove Gardens, Gloucestershire The Kew-trained Canadian has been head gardener at Highgrove for 11 years, working for HRH The Prince of Wales to create his vibrant organic gardens.
Eric Rodriguez (ER): The High Line, New York Eric is director of horticulture at the High Line in New York where he has supported ecological horticulture for the past three years.
Martin Ogle (MO) Lowther Castle, Cumbria Martin has led the restoration project at Lowther Castle through the many stages of its development working closely with designer Dan Pearson.
Michelle Cain (MC) Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Kent The former music promoter trained at Capel Manor and earlier this year became head gardener at the famous gardens of Sissinghurst Castle.
Tom Coward (TC) Gravetye Manor, Sussex For the past nine years, Tom has headed the garden team at the hotel Gravetye Manor, once the home of Victorian ‘wild garden’ exponent William Robinson.