• Posted on 8th March 2015,
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‘What a real joy to discover both a treasure where the individual exotic plants excite and a collection that is both sensitively and imaginatively composed. All sculpted and tended by a gardener who positively overflows with enthusiasm.’ – Chris Beardshaw


‘To lovely Jimi, words fail me for once. Thank you for being such a huge inspiration and such a giggle.You make me love plants twice as much and all over again.’ – Carol klein

It’s safe to say that nothing stays the same at Hunting Brook and Jimi’s conversations is brimming with inspirational ideas. I doubt if you’d find such an imaginative and dynamic garden elsewhere.’ – Helen Dillon for Gardener’s World magazine

‘A taste for the exotic, a sense of adventure and a willingness to experiment have inspired a devoted plant-hunter to transform 20 acres of Irish farmland into lush garden to showcase his impressive collection. His approach is adventurous, exotic, naturalistic and expermental.’ – Paula Waters – Country Living Magazine, UK

Hunting Brook – the best teaching venue in the country!’ – Denis Cotter, Cafe Paradiso