Welcome to The Plant Enthusiast

A place where we eat, sleep, live and dream plants

The 100 Project

Knautia macedonica

We have set ourselves the target of shortlisting our 100 favourite perennials, biennials, trees & shrubs and tropicals.

Great Plant Places

Larch Cottage22

Great Plant Places is a celebration of those wonderful places where the true enthusiast can go and enjoy being with their favourite plants.

New Plants

Gardening club websites

We will be featuring the best of 2015’s new plants as we discover them over the coming months…

Gardening Talks and Lectures

Doug Stewart

The author of The Plant Enthusiast, Doug Stewart is happy to travel throughout the UK to give talks to Gardening Clubs, WIs, Countrywomens’ Guilds and Ladies Luncheon Clubs.

Garden Centre Consultancy

Owl Lane Nurseries - Plantaria

The main part of Plant Enthusiast Doug Stewart’s day job is working as a consultant to garden centres throughout the country,


Waring Stewart Associates Catering Consultancy

When Doug is not working with clients in garden retail he is working with clients helping them take their catering to the next level.