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Chelmsford: Writtle ‘set me up for life’ - Stourhead head gardener Alan Power

11:00 12 January 2014

Alan Power has credited Writtle College with setting him up for a distinguished career working on historic gardens

Alan Power has credited Writtle College with setting him up for a distinguished career working on historic gardens

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A top gardener says Writtle College in Chelmsford was his gateway into gardening.

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Alan Power, head gardener at Stourhead, Wiltshire, studied the National Diploma in Amenity Horticulture at Writtle College in 1993.

“Writtle gave me a gateway into horticulture and in turn set me up for my life ahead. My time there was fun, exciting, hard work, inspiring and varied,” he said. “The basics I gained then still help now.”

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