After completing traineeships at both Cambridge University Botanic Garden and RHS Rosemoor, Beccy graduated from the three year Royal Botanic Garden BG Kew Diploma Horticulture in 2013 with distinction.

Moving from one extreme of the UK to the other, she then worked at the National Trust for Scotland at Inverewe in the north-west Highlands. Here, voted the UKs favourite Garden of 2017, she managed the high profile Walled Garden, delivering displays year round and supervising trainees and interns.

She joined the staff at St Andrews Botanic Garden in December 2016, where she looks after the Systematic and Display collections.