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Our Directors

The UK’s leading garden design school combines the experience of three of the UK’s leading garden professionals Nina Baxter, Andrew Fisher Tomlin and Andrew Wilson. All three are successful garden designers in their own right with many design awards between them and extensive teaching experience.

Director Nina Baxter

Nina Baxter


Nina Baxter is an accomplished plants-woman and has been widely recognised for her garden and planting designs. She has been involved with the College for many years and became a Director in July 2023. From January 2024 Nina will lead the Planting Design Diploma course.

Garden design school Director Andrew Wilson

Andrew Wilson

Director of Garden Design Studies

Andrew Wilson is widely acknowledged as one of the UK’s leading garden design lecturers. He has been at the forefront of garden design teaching in the UK and overseas, for over 30 years and now teaches exclusively at our garden design school.

Andrew Fisher Tomlin

Andrew Fisher Tomlin

Director of Environmental Design

Andrew Fisher Tomlin is a Chartered Horticulturist and a Fellow of both the Society of Garden Designers, the UK’s professional body for garden design, and the Chartered Institute of Horticulture. He is well known for creating gardens and landscapes around the world and has won many awards for his work in a number of countries including Australia, the USA and New Zealand as well as in the UK.