The Yorkshire Arboretum

Dr John Grimshaw                                                                   Dr John Grimshaw has been Director of the Yorkshire Arboretum since 2012, and was previously Gardens Manager at Colesbourne Park, Gloucestershire. He is principal author of New Trees, Recent introductions to cultivation (with Ross Bayton, 2009), and is heavily involved with the Bean Online project of the International Dendrology Society – see, but writes on a wide range of horticultural subjects in print and online (  He is a Vice-chair of the RHS Woody Plant Committee, Chair of the Nomenclature and Taxonomy Advisory Group and a member of the Gardens Committee.
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