Andrew Bunting


Andrew Bunting is assistant director and director of plant collections at the Chicago Botanic Garden. For the past 26 years, he was curator at the Scott Arboretum at Swarthmore College. From 1991-1992, he was curator at Chanticleer in Wayne, Pennsylvania. Andrew is past president of the Magnolia Society International and The Delaware Center for Horticulture. He has also served as chair of horticulture for the Philadelphia Flower Show, and has done committee work for Bartram’s Garden, Tyler Arboretum and Awbury Arboretum. He has published more than 100 articles in American Gardener, Arnoldia, The Hybrid, Fine Gardening, Magnolia Society Journal, Green Scene and Organic Gardening. His home garden in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, Belvidere has been featured in This Old House Magazine and in the Wall Street Journal. Andrew is currently finishing his first book published by Timber Press, The Plant Lover’s Guide to Magnolias.

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