Meet the Team
Rupert has been a keen gardener since childhood and after an early career in the city trained in horticulture at Hadlow College. Rupert now sits on several of the Royal Horticultural Societies committees and is involved with the Suffolk Agricultural Association and Tree Register of the British Isles. He is also membership secretary of the Rhododendron, Magnolia and Camellia group and together with his wife Sara set up the Place for Plants.
Sara was brought up in a large garden a few miles away at Higham. She is co-founder of The Place for Plants and as well as numerous village organisations and is on the RHS Gardens committee at Hyde Hall. Together with Rupert they have 2 children, Cuthbert who is branching into agriculture and Rosie although still at school is keen on her plants. They also have a large collection of chickens, peacocks, guinea fowl and terriers.
Sue lives locally, is keen on her perennial plants and brings a broad knowledge with her. Recently mentioned in the English Garden Magazine, Sue is delighted to answer any questions and help advise customers.