After graduating as a Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Horticulture at the FH Weihenstephan/Freising, Till Hägele worked in various botanical gardens throughout Germany. Since 2001 he has been head of the greenhouse department at the Botanic Garden in Munich. He has been involved in professional training for over two decades, and trains apprentices in commercial horticulture, among other things. As a doctor of agricultural science, he gives lectures at international symposia and writes technical publications. He also became known through his participation as an expert in the BR programme "Querbeet". His BLV book "Die Welt in voller Blüte" (The World in Full Bloom) received the DGG's Honorary Award in 2022.