Botanic garden apprentice from Newtongrange

Jennifer Wright and  Kevin Klein-Woolthuis
Jennifer Wright and Kevin Klein-Woolthuis

Kevin Klein-Woolthuis and Jennifer Wright, both 19, settle in to their new roles in the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh’s (RBGE) modern apprenticeship scheme.

Both come to RBGE with some horticultural background: Kevin, from Newtongrange, has worked at Midlothian Community Hospital Garden and Dobbies Garden Centres. While Jennifer, from Dunfermline,has an NC in Horticulture with Garden Design. The two will advance their apprenticeships when they start studying towards either an NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Amenity Horticulture this autumn.