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About Us


Meet the Team


Boo Vaughan


Boo Vaughan took up gardening when she moved to Blackbrook 30 years ago. She grew up watching her parents lovingly work their Sussex garden all her life. Mostly self-taught, Boo has learnt much through hands-on gardening and trial and error!


Kathryn Owen

Head Gardener

Kathryn Owen has been Head Gardener at Blackbrook Garden for about 10 years. Before that she worked at an English-inspired garden in Germany, Landhaus Ettenbuëhl.

Passionate about garden design and plants, Kathryn began her horticultural career with the National Trust at Hanbury Hall, Worcestershire, after switching from studying architecture.

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