Audrey pictured here receiving the AGS Award from Pat Crossley, AGS Ulster Show Secretary.

Congratulations to Audrey O’Kane, member of IGPS and previous volunteer website and social media manager, who has graduated from CAFRE (Greenmount) as the top student and is the recipient of the Alpine Garden Society sponsored trophy for best plantsperson.

After her summer apprenticeships at the National Botanic Gardens, Kilmacurragh and Jan Ravensberg’s nursery, Audrey will be departing for Nottingham Trent University where she will complete a top-up year for a BSc degree.

Good luck Audrey on your future studies from all at IGPS!