Matin Hajman is the head gardener at Tromsø Botanic Garden, part of the Arctic University of Norway.
Before assuming this post, Martin was the head gardener and curator of Pruhonice Garden in the Czech Republic, a UNESCO site. While working at Purhonice, Martin was part of the founding of the Czech Hardy Plant Society. He was also an active member of the Prague Rock Garden Club where he learned from the best about rock gardening, its practices and plants. Martin is an avid plant collector whose passion for plants spans all seasons. He has also been involved in Botanical trips in Europe, Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, Syria, Jordan, as well as South Africa and Tibet.