Her flower painting are assured,delicate, precise and immaculate, with glowing colour tones.
Dr Shirley Sherwood, Author and Collector of Botanical Art
One of the best observers of fruit at the present day.
Dr Brent Elliot RHS Librarian and Archivist
This is the area in which she excels and achieves artistic brilliance and pomological accuracy with such felicitous results
Dr Joan Morgan, Chairman of the RHS Fruit Trials Committee

Auricula George Swinfords Leathercoat

A very old Border variety discovered by Ruth Duthie. This understated plant has delicate wavy pinkish beige flowes above mealy serrated leaves, which are beautiful in their own right.