- Dr Hugh McAllister awarded the Veitch Memorial Medal
Dr Hugh McAllister awarded the Veitch Memorial Medal
Dr Hugh McAllister has been awarded the Veitch Memorial Medal
for "outstanding contribution to the advancement and improvement of
the science and practice of horticulture".
Hugh was the Gardens resident botanist from 1972 to 1997 and
continued to work at Ness until his retirement in 2010. He is
responsible for the seed lists used by many botanic gardens and he
is also a leading authority on Sorbus trees, a subject on which he
has literally written the book!
12 August 2012