We are pleased to announce that J. Ian Young will travel to the United States during the last three weeks of October, 2013 to present programs to the Eastern Chapters of NARGS.
Fall 2013 East
Ian is an accomplished Artist, Photographer, Writer, Lecturer and Plantsman Extraordinaire. Along with his wife, Margaret, he has gardened for forty years in Aberdeen, Scotland. He has concentrated his attention on the study of bulb cultivation (but not to the exclusion of other plants) for the past twenty years and has written a Bulb Log Diary, for the Scottish Rock Garden Club web site, since 2003. He is also part of the editorial team (including his wife Margaret) who created the much looked forward to monthly e-magazine "International Rock Gardener"
He is a popular speaker, and has lectured widely throughout Europe, including the U.K. and Scandinavia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA. He is a member of the SRGC Council and served as President from 2000-2003. He led the development of the SRGC web site and continues as its Chairman.
He is widely known for developing the method of turning polystyrene (Styrofoam) fish boxes into troughs that mimic the appearance of real stone and has often given demonstrations to groups.
Any Group wishing two talks should check with Ian Young first as some have a degree of overlap which is best avoided.
This speaker has appeared in the following programs: