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ABOUT JAMES

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A SCIENTIST'S GUIDE TO AWESOME STUFF TO GROW

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NEW BOOK!

BROADCAST WORK

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BOOKS, TEACHING & TALKS

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GARDEN DESIGN WORK

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James Wong is a Kew-trained botanist, science writer and broadcaster based in London, England. Graduating with a Master of Science degree in Ethnobotany in 2006, he has pursued his key research interests of underutilised crop species, ethnopharmacology and traditional food systems through field work in rural Ecuador, Java and China.

 

He is the author of the internationally best-selling books 'Grow Your Own Drugs' and 'Homegrown Revolution'. His presenting work spans a range of BBC programmes, including the award-

Check out clips of James' international broadcasting work, including the BBC's 'Grow Your Own Drugs' & 'Great British Garden Revival', as well as Channel News Asia's 'Expensive Eats'.

James has been guest lecturer at universities and horticultural colleges across the UK.

 

He also writes extensively for the RHS and the popular scientific press.

in 2008 James co-founded his own garden design studio, Amphibian Designs, which has won four consecutive RHS medals, including golds at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in 2010 & 2011.

Based on an exhaustive review of the most cutting edge scientific research, my new RHS book reveals for the first time the secrets to growing crops for measurably improved flavour and nutrition.

 

Translating geek-speak into a set of simple tips & tricks, it shows how anyone can grow maximum flavour with minimum labour.

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winning 'Grow Your Own Drugs' & 'Great British Garden Revival', as well as Radio 4's 'Gardeners' Question Time'. Becoming an RHS Ambassador in 2014,

 

James is passionate about communicating plant science to new audiences in relevant and accessible ways. In 2015 The Sunday Times listed him as one of the Top 20 most influential people in horticulture.

 

With his obsession for food nearly eclipsing his love of plants, James' small London garden serves as a testing-station for all manner of crops and horticultural ideas from around the world.

Image: Jason Ingram from 'RHS Grow for Flavour'

Image: Jason Ingram from 'RHS Grow for Flavour'

 

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NATURAL SKINCARE

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James is proud to work for premium British skin care brand Liz Earle, to help source the best botanical ingredients, guide new product development & devise new education and awareness programs,

PRECISION GARDEN TOOLS

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James' latest project is to team up with precision engineered, Finnish tools company, Fiskars. Together they are crafting a campaign to engage a whole new generation in the joys of horticulture.

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Toby Bucklands'

Garden Fest

5th & 6th June

 

Garden Museum

25th June

 

Kew Gardens

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