Jayne studied horticulture and garden history at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh and has a particular interest in Period Gardens, working with the National Trust for Scotland and owners of Period Homes great and small.
Jayne’s horticultural career began as a gardener and her designs remain full of the vitality plants. Jayne was awarded the Royal Horticultural Society Centenary Prize in 2006. Ivy Maud Design was established in 2008 and has gone onto to be selected for the Avant Gardens Festival and to win awards for two prestigious gardens at Gardening Scotland; designed for Macmillan Cancer Support and Poppy Scotland.
Community gardening is a real passion and Ivy Maud Design supports a number of school and nursery garden projects. Jayne was the founding chair of a local allotments group and volunteers as a community orchards advisor passing on her knowledge from her training by Forth Valley Orchards.