‘I work with restructured nature,’ he says, when asked to describe what he does. He still runs Slottsträdgården Ulriksdal and also lives in a house in the gardens themselves.
Around the old palace there are a range of different activities blossoming and thriving. Slottsträdgården Ulriksdal operates a commercial garden, a café and conference facilities, combined with horticultural design and a number of courses and training programmes.
For Bosse Rappne, it’s not just his fingers that are green. He has long advocated consideration for the environment, and this is one of the reasons he became a diligent user of Aspen’s alkylate petrol more than ten years ago.
‘It offers so many benefits. The machines run better, it doesn’t smell bad, and you can let the youngsters walk behind the lawnmower without feeling guilty.’