London Stone, one of the UK’s leading natural stone and hard landscaping material suppliers, has this week announced the appointment of Jamie Butterworth. Formerly of the renowned wholesale plant nursery Hortus Loci, Jamie, a prominent plantsman, horticultural broadcaster and RHS Ambassador, joins London Stone as a horticultural consultant working in London Stone’s garden design consultancy department.
Talking on his new role at London Stone, Jamie Butterworth said: “I can’t describe how incredibly proud and excited to be joining such a dynamic, forward thinking, and innovative company as London Stone. This is a new and exciting role, our aim is to break down barriers so that we can build a bridge between soft and hard landscaping. Only by working together can we truly achieve this, throwing away the rule book in attempt to re-shape and unite our fabulous industry. Any garden is a glorious cocktail of quality design, expert craftsmanship, beautiful plants and superb stone. Our vision at London Stone is to help make the process of creating a stunning garden seamless, and in doing so, enabling all designers and landscapers, from students to veterans, to create the most beautiful gardens and spaces possible. Landscaping and horticulture should go hand in hand.”
Managing director of London Stone, Steve Walley, said of the appointment: “Jamie Butterworth is one of the UK’s leading horticulturists, so were extremely excited to have attracted a person of his calibre to join London Stone. Our vision is for London Stone to become more than just a natural stone supplier. From hard landscaping through to horticulture we want to offer our clients the complete service. All the expert advice they need to design and build amazing gardens and all under one roof. I talk to landscape professionals every day and more than ever before there is a thirst for knowledge as the boundaries are continually pushed back. This new direction is about education, service and ultimately about further enabling our clients to build beautiful gardens and outdoor spaces. Jamie’s passion for horticulture and the landscape industry is truly inspirational and his appointment will enable London Stone to improve even further on the level and scope of service that we can offer our landscape contractor and garden design clients.”
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