Jenny grew up in Zambia.She qualified as a horticulturist in South Africa and moved to the UK to work at Kew Garden.

In 1992 she started work at the rock garden (Alpinum) at Munich Botanic Garden and became fascinated with alpines. Today she is supervisor of the alpine propagation unit and of the Alpine Garden on the Schachen Mountain, part of the Munich Botanic Garden. She is involved in numerous send collecting expeditions to Georgia and Lesotho.


2020-04 The Schachen- A Botanic Garden High Up in the Bavarian Alps