Diane was a Lecturer at Houghall Horticultural College on plant science , garden design and conservation for 8 years and attended two botanical expeditions to the mid-west USA. she is the author of Monograph on Polemonium and other magazine articles and has made several appearances on TV and radio, and was exhibitor at Hampton Court Flower Show. RHS Gold medal winner.
Joint holder of the National Plant Collection of Polemoniaceae (inc Collomia, Gilia, Leptodactylon and Polemoniums) and Hakonechloa.
Diane and her husband David, currently teach RHS courses at their organic plant nursery and B&B.