Welcome to my Website – Jim Jermyn

After obtaining his horticultural qualifications in 1973, Jim Jermyn held a variety of posts in Germany, Italy, and the U.K. and was for twenty years the proprietor of Scotland’s distinguished Edrom Nurseries, which was established in 1930. He has led many botanical tours to the Dolomites and is now a horticultural consultant and Show Manager for Gardening Scotland, Scotland’s National Gardening Show, held in Edinburgh and the Ayr Flower Show.  He is a frequent lecturer on gardening topics in the U.K., Europe, U.S.A., and Canada. Jim currently serves as a committee member on the RHS Joint Rock committee along with his role as a trustee of the Merlin Trust. He is also a member of the Meconopsis Group.

His other interests include: cricket, an avid supporter of Newcastle United FC, classical music, good food and wine.

Books written by Jim Jermyn

Mountain Flower Walks – The Eastern Alps (Signed)

Price: £18.50 signed copy
Delivery: £7.50 in the UK, £9.50 overseas

book1-320pxPublished by The Alpine Garden Society

The Eastern Alps have taken off, as a popular destination for walkers, with a marked increase in budget flights to these parts. In this 2nd volume of the Mountain Flower Walks series, 37 walks are described with accompanying maps, along with suggested plants that can be found during the main flowering season. The book is illustrated in colour throughout, with a major contribution to the pictures from world-renowned photographer, Dieter Schacht.

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The Himalayan Garden – Growing Plants from the Roof of the World (Signed)

Price: £25 signed copy
Delivery: £7.50 in the UK, £9.50 overseas

book2-320pxPublished by Timber Press

Few areas on earth deserve as many superlatives as the Himalaya. Home to the world’s highest mountains (its name in Sankrit means “abode of snow”), the Himalaya has long topped the list of mysterious and breathtakingly beautiful travel destinations. Though few of us may be fortunate enough to follow in the famous explorer’s footsteps, hundreds of Himalayan plants, from blue poppies to dwarf rhododendrons, are available for the home garden. Any gardener who wants to steal a piece of Shangri-la can find it in a nursery catalogue if he or she knows where to look.

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