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Living Etc Magazine|February 2021
Gynelle Leon, founder of PRICK, London’s first cacti and succulent shop, on her favourite garden, following her instincts and finding an upside in the pandemic
BUSOLA EVANS

despite a successful and varied career that has included a spell in private and investment banking, Gynelle Leon decided on a radical life shift and retrained in floristry. After spotting a gap in the market, in 2016 she opened PRICK, London’s first cacti and succulent shop – with more than 150 rare varieties – and has since published her first book, Prick: Cacti and Succulents: Choosing, Styling, Caring (£15, Mitchell Beazley). She lives in Essex with her husband and two-year-old son.

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