About the Author: Richard Cain
Richard Cain is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and after a 25 year career as a teacher and school inspector in the UK and overseas, left education to develop a specialist Plant Nursery in West Wales. Penlan Perennials opened in 1999 and quickly established itself as a leader in the field of environmentally friendly, peat free plant production. The nursery sells online, supplying enthusiastic gardeners, Botanic Gardens, the National Trust, Local Authorities, landscape and garden designers, as well as successfully exporting plants to over 35 countries. When he is not busy at the nursery Richard is a keen photographer and lectures and writes professionally on all aspects of horticulture.