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26th April 2023


Following a commission in 2000 from the National Portrait Gallery to photograph important British horticulturalists for its collection, Tessa Traeger photographed over fifty influential gardeners, garden history writers, plant finders, garden designers and artists. This is Joy Larkcom (b.1937) who researched and introduced a huge diversity of Chinese and Japanese greens to the UK, having seen how well they lend themselves to being grown as low energy winter crops.


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