The Gardener character jug in a red scarf trial colorway modeled by David B. Biggs and produced by Royal Doulton of Burslem, England, in 1973. Given that Adam was a gardener, gardening must be man's oldest profession. Millions make their living by helping to feed the rest of the world; others find it a pleasant recreation, while still others regard it as an absorbing hobby. Gardening has been highly developed since ancient times. Using irrigation techniques, the Egyptians grew vegetables, fruits and flowers. The Mesopotamians constructed private parks such as the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. However, these fellows here are more likely to be working on a smaller scale. This experienced man has been a gardener all his life, someone who "knew his onions," not to mention his marrows, carrots and other prize-winning garden produce represented on the handle. A spade with carrots and marrow form the handle of this jug.