Adrian trained in horticulture and lectured in the subject at East Surrey College before moving up to Scotland. He marries a wealth of garden history with practical horticultural knowledge, and leads on our gardening workshops and garden planning advice.
Adrian has a particular passion for - and extensive knowledge of - rose cultivation. He also specialises in shade-loving plants.
Adrian is a national Judge for Keep Scotland Beautiful.
David has lived at Helensbank since 2000, and has over the years, in partnership with Adrian, restored the house's 18th century walled garden.
With passions for music and cooking, David leads on our concerts and other event planning.
David is a Trustee of Scotland's Gardens Scheme. Helensbank opens under the garden scheme during June and July by prior appointment.
in charge of snail defences
expert in dandelion eradication
guardian of the catnip