jim buttress

The People’s Gardener


Jim Buttress is 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 continues presenting radio programmes, acting as a judge for the RHS and speaking at a variety of public and corporate events. Enquiries can be made for booking Jim for personal appearances and talks.

About Jim

  • What People Say

    “I have had so much great feedback from members on how much they enjoyed your talk. I was fascinated and could have listened all night.”

    – Fagus, Gardening Club

  • What People Say

    “I think most people would agree that it was one of the most enjoyable talk we have ever had.”

    – Charing Gardeners Society

  • What People Say

    “What a marvellous evening’s entertainment you gave us at Ninfield. Full of humour and interest. All the many comments I received were of great admiration and pleasure.”

    – NFG

  • What People Say

    “It was such an interesting talk and the slides brought it all to life. We were totally absorbed by your tales of life in the parks and I know how much everyone enjoyed it.”

    – Friends of Jubilee Park