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Bryn Hutchinson

Senior Horticulturalist
Bryn manages the ornamental collections at Blue Mountains Botanic Garden. This cool climate garden includes important collections of Australasian, South African, North American, and Asian plants including bulbs, Rhododendrons, Camellias and Heath.

Bryn has managed the Trial Garden at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, a public facing research garden that road tests plants for their garden worthiness. In this space Bryn specialised in ornamental and edible plants that included natives and exotics.

Bryn has been practicing horticulture since 2009 working in the private and community sector.
He has a passion for horticultural science with a particular interest in ecological garden approaches and the sustainable management of soils.

Bryn also has a research interest in the social context and mental health benefits of plants and gardens. In 2013 he completed his Masters thesis at the University of Sydney researching the cultural impacts of human and plant co-evolution.

Bryn is active in the field of social and therapeutic horticulture with a focus on community development through gardens and has served on the committee of a number community gardens and therapeutic horticulture organisations.