Born into a family of renowned plantsmen, Kenneth Cox, himself a nurseryman and author of numerous garden books, is grandson of plant hunter, writer and nurseryman Euan Cox and son of Peter Cox. The three generations are considered the world’s leading experts on rhododendrons. Kenneth has carved out his particular niche in the world of plant hunting, leading nine expeditions to Tibet and Arunachal Pradesh, India. His lectures on horticulture take him around the world and he is managing director of the family firm, Glendoick Gardens Ltd, near Perth, a nursery specialising in rhododendrons, azaleas and ericaceous plants collected by his family. His latest book, Scotland for Gardeners, is a guide to Scottish gardens and nurseries.