Charlie Harpur 

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Charlie Harpur is a leading practitioner in the ‘rewilding’ garden movement.

Charlie Harpur is a plantsman and landscape designer. Having trained as an architect, he worked for the landscape architect Tom Stuart-Smith for several years. Charlie then gained practical experience in horticulture and ecology at gardens including the Chelsea Physic Garden and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, graduating with a Kew Diploma in Horticulture before returning to Tom’s studio in a more horticultural role.

Charlie is now Head Gardener at Knepp, West Sussex, where he oversees the rewilding of the Victorian walled garden, as well as projects such as the development of a new organic, regenerative market garden.

Learn more about Knepp Rewilding Project.