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Sowerbutts, William Edmund [Bill] (1911–1990), nurseryman and broadcaster, was born on 4 January 1911 at Moss Side Nurseries, Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, the son of John Sowerbutts, nurseryman and seedsman, and his wife, Catherine, née Shuttleworth. Always known as Bill, he was born into a market gardening family and at an early age followed his father in growing vegetables on the rich peaty soil of the family nursery at ...

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Thrower, Percy John (1913–1988), broadcaster and writer on gardening, was born on 30 January 1913 in Little Horwood, Buckinghamshire, the second child and second son in the family of three sons and two daughters of Harry Thrower and his wife, Beatrice Dunnett. Just before ...