Percy Thrower MBE VMH

Died aged 75

Percy John Thrower MBE (30 January 1913 – 18 March 1988) was a British gardener, horticulturist, broadcaster and writer born at Horwood House in the village of Little Horwood, Buckinghamshire. He became nationally known through presenting gardening programmes, starting in 1956 with the BBC's Gardening Club, then the BBC's Gardeners' World from 1969 until 1976.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Quarry Lodge Percy Thrower MBE, VMH Born 30th January 1913 Died 18th March 1988 Lived here in Quarry Lodge from January 1946 until April 1974 while Parks Superintendent for Shrewsbury Borough Council This plaque was erected by Shropshire Horticultural Society in January 2013 to commemorate the 125th Shrewsbury Flower Show

Quarry Lodge - The Quarry, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom where they lived (1946-1974)