From Castle Douglas in Dumfries and Galloway, Lachlan Rae trainined at Barony College Dumfries and later at RGBE Edinburgh and SRUC Edinburgh. He won CIH Young Horticulturist of the Year 2017.
Since leaving Edinburgh, he has been looking after estate gardens as Head Gardener, notably at Wiston Estate, West Sussex and Auchendolly Estate, Dumfries and Galloway. He is currently Senior Horticulturist at Gresgarth Hall and you can follow his activities on Instagram.
Lachlan will be writing a series for Scotland Grows on the great Scottish plant hunters which we are sure you will find absolutely fascinating!