Matthew Pottage

The youngest-ever curator of the Royal Horticultural Sosciety's Wisley gardens, Matthew Pottage has been fascinated with gardening all his life. He started at Wisley as a trainee before gaining a permanent position managing the woodland areas and then becoming garden manager. After only 12 years he was appointed curator, overseeing the entire gardens. An experienced renter himself – a recent piece in The Times described him as “the gardener for generation rent” – Matthew is full of inventive ideas to improve any outdoor space.