Jim Buttress, 65 Years in Horticulture (My recollections and memories of a long lifetime in horticulture)

Date: Monday 20 March 2023

Club: Brockham Green Horticultural Society

Contact: Ruth Johnson

Phone: 01737 842691

Website: http://

Jim Buttress is a renowned horticulturalist who has spent a lifetime in horticulture. Seen on TV in the documentary The World Garden at Lullingstone and more recently as the popular judge in The Big Allotment Challenge. He is a well-known radio presenter and regularly appears on BBC Radio Surrey/Sussex Dig it on a Sunday morning.

Jim has won eight gold medals at RHS Chelsea and was awarded the Victoria Medal of Honour (VMH) in 2006 in recognition of his unrivalled contribution to horticulture.

Brockham Green Horticultural Society now hold their talks in Brockham Village Hall, Brockham Lane, Brockham, Betchworth, Surrey, RH3 7JJ. The society moved to a new venue to ensure there is seating for everyone at their events.

All of Brockham Green Horticultural Society’s talks start at 7:30pm, refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome, so please bring your friends. Members: £3 and non-members: £5. Non-members are always very welcome to attend Brockham Green Horticultural Society’s talks and events.