Dick Hayward

The BBC's Great British Garden Revival featuring Dick Hayward

Professor Dick Hayward is our on-line fern expert. Dick holds a revered place amongst fern enthusiasts in this country and further afield. After his first retirement from teaching theoretical linguistics, Dick took over Martin Rickard's business "Rickard Hardy Ferns" and remains great friends with Martin. From his home in north Wales, Dick grows many speciality ferns exclusively for Bowdens. Dick is also a public face to Bowdens, delighting meeting customers and dispensing fern advice. He's also a secret hosta fancier! Dick will be at The Chelsea Flower Show and Gardening Scotland in 2013.

Dick Hayward & Hope SHarp 

Dick at Chelsea 2016
with Hope Sharp
Dick at home in Caenarfon

Dick's green fingers Dick's rare fern incubator