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PGCA Expert Register

 

The Association is formed of a group of experienced Independent Consultants, all of whom hold a number of different qualifications and certificates of competence.

They all have at least ten years practical experience within their chosen fields, and are admitted following a thorough vetting scheme to ensure that only qualified individuals are included in the Register.

As a basic foundation, each member must pass a points system, whereby a range of recognised Horticultural and Industry qualifications are achieved, each with varying meritorious strengths.

Once admitted, Members are entitled to use the letters designate MPGCA.
Each Member must remain fully insured at all times.

Consultants will be at least Full Members of two of the following organisations; The Chartered Institute of Horticulture (MCIHort), Professional Gardeners Guild, Society of Garden Designers (MSGD) or similar meritorious organisations.

Many have achieved Diploma or Degree status, including Masters and Bachelors’ Degrees in a Horticultural or related subject.

To become a Member, each Consultant must first undergo an Admittance and Standards Training Workshop to ensure the ethos and methodology of the Association is universal.

Membership is maintained by attending regular workshops and seminars to ensure that current regulations and best practice are followed.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE

 

Alan Sargent and James Steele-Sargent (or anyone linked to The School of Garden Management in any way) cannot accept any responsibility or liability for any content or material published on, or accessible from, any of the websites for which addresses are given in this Register. It is for readers to make their own judgement about these websites, and readers visit them at their own risk.

If you purchase or acquire goods, services or advice from any of these websites then that is a matter between you and them.

We have no liability for, and make no recommendations as to the quality or type of goods, services or advice provided by any of these websites, or by anyone to whom they may be linked.

Neither can we accept any responsibility for any loss or damage that may infect your computer equipment or programmes because of your use of such websites.

It is for you to make your own judgement about them.

 

Alan Sargent
James Steele-Sargent

BALL Stuart - Yorkshire - Wildflowers

BALL   Stuart  MPGCA

Tel:  01423 332130

 

Email:   stuartb@johnchamberswildflowers.co.uk

 

Website:  www.johnchamberswildflowers.co.uk

 

WILDFLOWERS

 

John Chambers Wild Flowers have been established over thirty years. Stuart is responsible for the team advising on all matters ‘wildflower’, including soil conditions and types, environmental conditions, site specific requirements and the desired outcomes.

John Chambers Wild Flowers is perhaps the best known producer in the UK, with many Gold Medal winning gardens (RHS) featuring their skills and products.

Stuart will visit your site and advise accordingly, including detailed reports.

FIRTH James - London - City Gardens

James Firth. MA, MSc, MCIHort, MPGCA, FRGS

 

Full member of Chartered Institute of Horticulture, MPGCA, MA (Oxon), MSc (Lon), Member of the British Ecological Society, Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and RHS Lecturer for Capel Manor College and English Heritage. Founder and owner of Firth Gardens, formed in 1984; Garden maintenance, design, and construction, including larger country gardens, estates, and town gardens of all sizes. Academic background in Botany, Soil Science, Plant Ecology, and Microclimatology.

 

  • Specialist in domestic gardens: Development, design, planting and maintenance; problems and solutions

 

HEAP Giles - Essex - Natural Stone Specialist & Specifier

HEAP Giles  MIoD, MPGCA

 

Tel: 01708 867237

 

Web: www.ced.ltd.uk

 

Email: gilesheap@ced.ltd.uk

 

NATURAL STONE SPECIALIST – MATERIALS AND SPECIFICATION

 

Managing Director of CED Ltd, Britain’s leading natural stone suppliers, Giles’ expertise has been gained over twenty years of working in the world of natural stone at the family business. He is well known for his exacting standards and laying method skills.

Lecturer and Specifier, Consultant and Industry Leader. Expert Witness. Planning Application and Product Selection. Working with Corporate Clients, Architects, Garden Designers and Borough Engineers across the UK.

HOLDSWORTH Barry - East Sussex - Larger Estates and Expert Witness

HOLDSWORTH  Barry  MCIHort, MBA, RHS Dip, MCMI, MPGCA

 

Battle

 

Tel  01424 775886

 

www.barryholdsworth.co.uk

 

Email  info@barryholdsworth.com

 

EXPERT WITNESS

 

Full Member of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture, Masters Degree in Business Studies, Planning Adviser & Consultant to BREAM Specification. Tree Consultant, Surveys and Reports. Topographical and Ecological Surveys.

Member of The Senior Garden Advisers.

 

JENNINGS Ann - Buckinghamshire - National Garden Designer

JENNINGS Anne   MSGD, MBALI, MCIHort, MPGCA

 

Buckinghamshire – National commissions

 

Tel:   07957 7059956

 

Email:   studio@viridian.uk.com

 

Website:  www.viridian.uk.com

 

GARDEN MANAGEMENT, DESIGN & CONSULTANCY

 

A Full Member of The Society of Garden Designers, Member of BALI Garden Designers, Full Member of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture, Council Member of the SGD, Member of The Garden Media Guild, and sits on the Editorial Committee of The Garden Design Journal.(SGD)

 

Author of seven horticultural books, Anne runs a garden design & Consultancy business, working nationally for architects, planners, property developers and private clients. Winner of BALI Design Excellence Award, Highly Commended in the HTA’s Garden Retail Awards (Designer of the Year) and a finalist in the SGD awards, all in 2016.

 

SARGENT Alan - West Sussex - Expert Witness, Adjudication/Arbitration

SARGENT Alan  FCIHort, MPGCA

 

Petworth

 

Tel 01798 867460

 

www.alansargent.co.uk

 

sargent396@btinternet.com

 

EXPERT WITNESS

 

Founder of The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL), RHS Show Gardens Judge, Author and Columnist, Full Member of The Garden Media Guild, Society of Authors and Founder of The School of Garden Management, Alan holds many industry posts, including APL Regional Vetting Officer.  Full Member and Consultant to The Professional Gardeners Guild.  Past LANTRA Industry representative. Past Head Gardener to Goodwood Estate. Member of The Senior Garden Advisers Association. RHS Show Gardens Judge & Assessor.

 

Arbitration, Mediation and Court work are undertaken as a strictly impartial Consultant.

Other services include Planning Application and Dispute matters.

 

SHALLCROSS Marie - London - Ornamental & Edible Gardens

SHALLCROSS  Marie    RHS cert, BA (Law & Hist), Dip Hort, MCIHort, MPGCA
Tel: 0203 7474360

 

Email:  marie@plewsgardendesign.co.uk

 

Full Member of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture and with a very strong background in Horticulture for more than fifteen years. City & Guilds Trainer at Adult Education Colleges.

Specialist in Edible Gardens, designing  across the UK, Marie incorporates food into beautiful garden settings.

Author of many eBooks, Marie runs a regular blog for her own website, and also local magazines.

STEVENS David - Staffordshire - International Garden Design

STEVENS David   FSGD, FCIHort, MPGCA

 

Email:  gardens@david-stevens.co.uk

 

Web site:   www.david-stevens.co.uk

 

Telephone:  07860 716699

 

GARDEN DESIGN – INTERNATIONAL

 

A Fellow of The Society of Garden Designers, Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture, David has been designing gardens across the world for over forty years. Best selling author, lecturer, winner of fourteen RHS Gold Medals, he has worked on every continent except Antarctica! An internationally renowned inspirational designer.

TEMPLAR WILLIAMS Robin Wiltshire - International Garden Designer

TEMPLAR WILLIAMS Robin FSGD, APLD (USA), M-BALI, MPGCA

 

Telephone: 01380 728999

Email: enquiries@robinwilliams.co.uk

Web site: www.robinwilliams.co.uk

 

GARDEN DESIGNER, LECTURER

Internationally renowned designer, working primarily in the UK, Europe and

the USA. Principal Awards include APL Supreme Award plus BALI awards as

designer, together with RHS Golds at various Shows.

Principal of The Robin Williams School of Garden Design in the UK and USA.

His practice specialises in large site, producing finely detailed construction

specification in a practical manner.

HASSALL Sam - Surrey - Surveying & Estimating

HASSALL  Sam    PGCA                               
Email:   info@landpro.co.uk

 

Tel:   01252 795030

 

Estimating, Costings – Expert Witness

 

Sam Hassell is the UK’s leading expert on estimating and costing of Landscape projects.

His work is universally recognised, with his own systems LandPro and Liberate being widely used by Professional Landscape Companies . He is the Specialist Consultant to Spons Pricing Guides.

His work is rightly regarded at the very best in the Industry. Specialist Expert Witness in Court and Dispute cases.

HARRISON Karl - Garden Design & Construction

HARRISON Karl

 

Tel  01494 711800

 

Email  info@exteriorsolutionsltd.co.uk

 

Web site  www.exteriorsolutionsltd.co.uk

 

Karl is Britain’s leading exponent in the design and construction of the highest quality garden spaces created using the most modern of materials and construction methods. He has worked in many countries as well as throughout the UK.  A seasoned lecturer and consultant, he is recognised for his attention to detail and in-depth knowledge of the materials he chooses.

BICKLER Richard MPGCA

BICKLER Richard     MPGCA

 

Hertfordshire

 

Tele.   02089536177      07702011145

 

Email  Richard@arbourlandscapesolutions.co.uk

 

Web site   https://www.arbourlandscapesolutions.co.uk

 

Twitter   @arbourlandsol

Facebook   @arbourlandsol

 

Richard has over twenty-five years’ experience as a landscaper,  present owner of Arbour Landscape Solutions and Green Envee, he previously ran Arbour Design and Build, a highly acclaimed landscape business, Full Member of The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) (Richard was for many years, a Committee Member, acting as a Ambassador for Trust Mark within the APL.

 

His specialist work as a Consultant is in the field of ‘Materials’, essential to the Landscape Industry. His knowledge and sourcing of products for specific needs is invaluable. He is a great problem solver, with a huge range of answers to all kinds of questions.

MARSHALL Keith MCIHort MPGCA

MARSHALL Keith MCIHort MPGCA

 

Email Keith.Marshall@kpmconsultancy.uk

 

Website www.kpmconsultancy.uk

 

A Full member of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture and The Professional Gardeners Guild, Keith has been working for large scale, multi-national clients
in regional areas across the UK.

 

Specialising in TUPE, H & S, Staff Management issues and mobilising teams over five counties, his skills are founded in the Grounds Maintenance sector.

 

As such, he is uniquely placed in the PGCA as the most experienced member in the commercial horticultural world offering a very wide range of services. As KMP Consultancy, Keith offers independent advice based on up to date information, and is able to create and build Teams for your company.

BENNETT Stephen - Management & Events Consultant

BENNETT Stephen  MPGCA

 

Tel   +447827 999627

 

Email   Stephen@stephenbennett.org.uk

 

Best known as The Royal Horticultural Society Director of Shows between 1985 and 2013, Stephen was the longest serving Director at the RHS. Now a management and events consultant specialising in Horticultural Events all over the world.

 

Responsible for over 600 horticultural events during that twenty-eight year period, working with over forty local authorities in setting up these prestigious Shows, and establishing the RHS Press and Marketing enterprises.

 

Responsible for the long term strategic planning, H&S, anti-terrorist and security measures, representing the UK’s major event industry on government legislation.

 

His work and status within the Horticultural Shows world is completely without parallel. His Consultancy Practice is unique, and enquiries for advice are welcomed from around the globe.

FLACK Simon - Chester - Plantsman & Horticulturist

FLACK Simon MCIHort, MPGCA

 

Tel: 07790394127

 

Email: flackgardens@outlook.com

 

Website: www.simonflackgardens.com

 

Full Member of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture and The Professional Gardeners Guild. Training: Askham Bryan Collage York and The Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh.  Over 25 years working in Horticulture including 10 years as Head Gardener on a private estate.

I am a plantsman who closely follows ‘the right plant in the right place’ principles.

I offer consultancy and advice in the design and ongoing development of; Herbaceous Borders, Cottage gardens, Woodland Gardens, Tree planting schemes, Formal Planting, Successional Planting (all year round gardens), Prairie planting, Walled Gardens, Courtyard Gardens and any other planting required.

HARVEY Samantha - Derbyshire - Garden Management

HARVEY  Samantha  CHort, MCIHort, Dip.Hort(Kew), MPGCA

 

Tel:  07596 410069

 

Email:  sjgardendesign@hotmail.co.uk

 

Website:  www.sjgardendesign.com

 

Full Member of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture, Chartered Horticulturist, Kew Diploma, Full Member of The Professional Gardeners Guild, Member of The Kew Guild and Plant Network.

Specialist in the management, restoration and development of large gardens. Garden Design service. All year round interest gardens, including Winter Gardens.

Kitchen & Vegetables gardens, including walled gardens. Herbaceous borders and a wide range of Advice, Consultancy & Management services.

MANNING Gareth - Shropshire - Archives & Research

MANNING  Gareth  FCIHort, MPGCA
Tel:  07887 646869

 

Email:  the.456@outlook.com

Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture, Full Member of The Professional Gardeners Guild. Thirteen years Regional Committee Member of the CIoH, Vice President (Branches) since 2013.

Specialist in the research and restoration of Gardens. Plantsman and Professional Gardener. Plants and Planting Design. Maintenance Scheduling.

Recruitment of Staff including advice and interview techniques.

STOBO Charles - Berkshire - Estate Management

STOBO  Charles      BScHort, MCIHort, MPGCA

 

Tel:  07717 471159

 

Email:  charlesstobo@hotmail.com

 

Full Member of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture, with over thirty years of experience of working in gardens around the world, including Africa and Australia, Trained at University of Oxford Botanical Gardens and Parks; Royal Parks (Savill Gardens and Windsor), plus Chelsea Physic Gardens.

Fine turf management on golf course and domestic.

Ten years experience as Head Gardener to a private estate.  Full Member of The Professional Gardeners Guild.

Offers strategic Horticultural advice to owners of large Estate Gardens. Staff Training on site.

 

GARETH EDWARDS MSc, MCIHort, MPGCA

GARETH EDWARDS   MSc, MCIHort, MPGCA

 

Email   gareth@edwardsgardenservices.co.uk

 

Conservation of Historic Gardens & Landscapes

 

An Honours Degree in Botany, a Masters Degree in the Conservation of Historic Gardens & Cultural Landscapes, Full Member of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture. Thirty years’ experience of natural and designed landscapes, Gareth offers Consultancy & Advice on all matters concerning the design, history, significance, management and maintenance of Historic Gardens.

 

Specialist in Ecological and Botanical Field Surveys and Reports.

IRONSIDE Philip - Worcester - Artistic & Creative Designer

IRONSIDE  Phil   MCIHort, MPGCA
Email:   phil@philironside.co.uk

 

Website:   www.philironside.co.uk

 

A Full Member of The Institute of Horticulture, I specialise in Artistic Spatial Awareness in a Garden setting.

 

I approach each situation from an artistic perspective. Every landscape and garden has a natural rhythm, form and shape dictated by many factors.

 

Through a series of personally developed and artistically driven methods and techniques, I work with these elements to distil the brief into a sympathetic reality. Working with nature, science and art, I bring a new dimension to the world of garden design.

MARRIOTT Michael - Hereford - Rose Garden Management

MARRIOTT  Michael  MPGCA

 

Tel:  07789 617233

 

Web: https://michaelmarriottrosarian.wordpress.com/

 

Email:  michaelrosarian@gmail.com

 

World authority on roses.  A lifetime’s experience of gardening and nearly 35 years specifically associated with roses most of that time with David Austin Roses.

 

Expert in maintaining rose gardens at their peak as well as trouble shooting problems and suggesting the best remedies. Drawing up designs for beautiful and sustainable rose gardens, be they formal or informal, purely roses or mixed with other plants.

 

Can provide on-site training to small or large groups, or private individuals. Experience of roses in all climates.

 

Lecturer on all aspects of roses.

SILVERTON Tanya - Devon - Educational Properties

SILVERTON  Tanya   RHS Cert.Hort, Dip Hort, MCIHort, MPGCA
Tel:   07557 979498

 

Email:   tanya.silverton@googlemail.com

 

A Full Member of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture and The Professional Gardeners Guild, Tanya has worked for many years on large Estates and latterly in Educational properties including Harrow Boys School and Wellington College.

 

Skilled in the balancing act of running a major garden whilst managing to work around the vagaries of the weather and school programme. Management skills combined with sound plant knowledge and legal obligations of working with children.

HARRIS Stephen MCMI, MCIHort, FALM

HARRIS  Stephen  MCMI, MCIHort, FALM

 

South West

 

Tel  07810 976800

 

Email  stephen@wessexgroundservices.co.uk

 

Web  www.wessexgroundservices.co.uk

 

Managing Director and Founder of Wessex Grounds Services Ltd, Regional Director of The Institute of Groundsmanship, Regional Chairman of The Association of Landscape Management.

 

Previously a Governor at Kingston Maurward College.  Industry Representative on Dorset Enterprise Skills Board. Member of The Chartered Management Institute. Fellow of The Association of Landscape Management.

 

An APSE Registered Consultant, with over 30 years experience in Local Authority and 5 years in Private Sector Estate and Garden Management.

CROUCH Katherine MPGCA

CROUCH Katherine MPGCA

 

Tel  01935 881752

Web   www.katherinecrouch.com

Email  info@katherinecrouch.com

 

 With over thirty years’ experience, Katherine was BBC Gardener of The Year in 1999, and BBC Gardener of The Decade (1990s).  RHS Chelsea Gold Medal winning designer, she offers a bespoke design service including site surveys and feasibility studies, to ensure the best use of a garden.

Working throughout the South West of England, her skills and knowledge of the management of Private gardens is unmatched.

ALA Souren - Berkshire - Wildflower Establishment

ALA Souren  MSc Geology, BA Geology (USA), MPGCA
Tel: 07720 301626

 

Email: souren@sourenala.com

 

Website:  www.sourenala.com

 

Souren has worked in horticulture and garden creation, domestically and overseas, since 2000. His background in geology and environmental
consultancy helps him to relate to a garden in its’ surrounding landscape.

 

He offers design and build projects, including wild flower meadows and green
roofs. He has developed an artisan approach, for example, using a scythe to maintain wildflower meadows and adding artistic elements to supplement planting.

 

He is an experienced Horticultural writer and presenter.

CHAPMAN Jonathan - Sussex - Historic Garden Restoration

CHAPMAN Jonathan   MCIHort, MPGCA
Tel:  07714 165323

 

Email:  j.fr.chapman@btinternet.com

 

 

Full Member of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture, Full Member of The Professional Gardeners Guild. Over twenty years’ experience in the UK, the USA and Europe. Embarking on a Masters Degree in Garden History.

Wide range of experience in working on Historic Gardens, especially in the UK.

BEST Edward - London - Portland Stone Specialist

BEST, Edward, MPGCA

 

Tel: 01252 651003

Email: edward@portlandstonesteps.co.uk

Web Site: www.portlandstonesteps.co.uk

 

Edward is London’s leading expert in Portland Stone, especially in the supply

and installation of steps, cladding and paving. Considering Portland to be

‘The Queen of Stones’, and whilst specialising in its’ use, he is experienced in

working with a wide range of natural stone materials, including York-stone

and other premium products. Basements, front steps and rear gardens, as

well as internal flooring and cladding. Supply and Consultancy by

arrangement.

DICKERSON Tony - Surrey - Garden & Horticultural Adviser

DICKERSON Tony  BA(Hons), HND (Cert) MPGCA
Tel: 07788 676079

 

Email: tonydickerson@icloud.com

 

 

BA(Hons) and HND Certificate in Horticulture, Tony is a Specialist Adviser for The Royal Horticultural Society. Based at the RHS Gardens at Wisley. His very wide ranging knowledge embraces most aspects of Horticulture.

Basis Amenity Register Full Member.  Radio Presenter. Lecturer and Author.

GIRLING Eva - Kent - Head Gardeners

GIRLING Eva  MSc(Hort) MPGCA

 

Kent

 

Tel   01634 260765

 

Email  eva@gardenity.co.uk

 

Website  www.gardenity.co.uk

 

Full Member of The Professional Gardeners Guild, Former Head Gardener and Head Ranger. Over thirty years’ experience in the domestic and commercial world. Eva offers Garden appraisals, design service and problem solving.

 

Also Horticultural support to Head Gardeners and Managers, undertaking projects in Parks, Gardens, Schools and Care Homes.

GREGORY Adam - Surrey - Estates and Statuary/Large Features

GREGORY, Adam BSc (Hons) MCIHort MPGCA

Tel: 01483 275920 / 079879 465500

 

 

 

– Full member of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture
– Honours degree in Landscape Management and Horticulture
– Member of The Gardeners Guild
– Member of the European Boxwood and Topiary Society
– Managing Director at Earthscapes Ltd

 

Adam offers advice and consultancy to estate agents, property developers and home owners on ‘kerb appeal’ for homes prior to sale, advising on how to present a garden to attract potential buyers. He also offers garden surveys, evaluating outdoor areas so that sellers can offer detailed information on its maintenance and future care as part of the sales particulars.

MEREDITH-HARDY - Barty - Sussex - Estate Gardens

MEREDITH – HARDY  Barty   MHort (RHS), MCIHort, MPGCA
Tel:   07932 607231

 

Email:  bmh@yourheadgardener.com

 

Web site:  www.yourheadgardener.com

 

Full Member of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture, Master of Horticulture (RHS), Accredited partner with  Wildflower Turf Ltd, Barty has been a professional gardener for eighteen years. He offers a wide range of garden related services, specialising in larger estates, wild flower meadows, orchards and wildlife gardens.

MILLS Peter - Surrey - Horticultural Consultant & Broadcaster

MILLS Peter MPGCA
Tel: 01483 278585

 

www.petermillsgardening.com
Peter’s wide ranging experiences have followed a unique pathway. Specialising in working with the Public, mainly through the medium of  Local radio and Gardeners Question Time events at Shows for nearly thirty  years, he has built a strong following in the Region.

 

A genuine ‘Gardener’, his expertise is well known across Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire. Working with the RHS as a Specialist Adviser, he also offers On-Site Training for private employees and Garden Groups alike.

 

Lecturer and Tour Guide.

MUNDAY Miranda - London - City Gardens

MUNDAY  Miranda  MCIHort  MPGCA
Tel:  0208 7717829

 

www.hmgardens.co.uk

 

Email:  hmgardens@live.co.uk

 

Full Member of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture, Member of The Gardeners Guild. H.M. Gardens are a small company, owned and run by Miranda, specialising in the sourcing and implementation of logistics, mainly in domestic gardens, and also commercial operations.

All year round Working Practice Schedules devised and implemented.

SARGENT Luke - Sussex - Historical Gardens & Arboreta

SARGENT Luke  MCIHort, BA(Hons) MPGCA
Tel: 07788 711690

 

Email: lukesargent1982@gmail.com

 

Full Member of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture, BA (Hons) Creative Writing & History, specialising in Garden History. Lead Gardener at Goodwood Estate. Moderator to Allandscapers.org on-line Library website. Full Member of The Professional Gardeners Guild.

Luke is an independent Associate of The School of Garden Management (www.tsogm.org)

 

Specialises in Research of Historic Methodology and Techniques. Restoration of original concepts and combined with modern requirements.

SMITH Steven - Sussex - Training – Hard Landscaping

SMITH   Steve  PSGD MPGCA

 

Tel:    01273 273934     &   07710 627824
Email:    steve@shore-landscapes.co.uk

 

Web Site:    www.shore-landscapes.co.uk

 

A graduate from The Pickard School of Garden Design, Steve is well known throughout the landscape industry as the World Skills Trainer and Judge. His company is a Full Member of The Association of Professional Landscapers, and he is an APL Awards Judge and Assessor.

He is also an RHS Show Gardens Judge, specialising in hard landscaping. His skills are renowned throughout the industry as a highly regarded technician and teacher.

STEELE-SARGENT James - Sussex - Large Property Landscaping

STEELE-SARGENT James  MCIHort, MILAM, MPGCA
Tel: 01798 831045

 

www.arunlandscapes.co.uk

 

info@arunlandscapes.com
James is the founder and owner of Arun Landscapes Ltd, formed in 1995. Founder Member of The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL), longest serving Committee Member & Former Chairman. Full Member of The Institute of Leisure and Amenity Management, Full Member of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture. RHS Show Gardens Judge.    Independent Associate of The School of Garden Management.  Lecturer and Mentor to various industry bodies and Garden Design Schools.

Named Supreme Landscaper of The Year in 2009 (A special honour presented by Horticulture Week and Association of Professional Landscapers), Arun Landscapes Ltd have won over 70 National Awards since 1995, including several Gold Medals at RHS Shows.

STONE Thomas - Hampshire - Rose Garden Management

STONE Thomas  MCIHort, MPGCA

 

Tel: 023 8122 2606

 

Web: www.thomasdstone.co.uk

 

Email: Tom@tsgardens.co.uk

 

Full Member of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture, Full Member of The Professional Gardeners Guild. Independent Associate of The School of Garden Management. Member of The Gardeners Guild.

Starting out at Mottisfont Abbey Gardens, with over six years’  at Hilliers Arboretum followed by twenty years of practical experience, specialising in the welfare of Rose Gardens. On Site Training provider, working with Private Garden Teams.

 

Allandscapers Library contributor. Specialist Lecturer on Wildflower Meadows and Roses.

RHS Register Speaker.

WANLESS Richard - Sussex - Mazes & Labyrinths

WANLESS Richard   Dip.Hort(RHS), MCIHort, MPGCA
Tel:  01825 767782

 

Email:  richardmwanless@gmail.com

 

Web site:  www.twigslandscapedesign.com

 

A Full Member of The Association of Professional Landscapers, and Chartered Institute of Horticulture. Trained at the Royal Botanic gardens at Wakehurst Place and Merrist Wood. Past Head Gardener at Glynde Place.

Proprietor of Twigs Landscape Design since 1999.

WARMAN Michael BSc (Hons) Arch Tech, MPGCA

WARMAN Michael BSc (Hons) Arch Tech, MPGCA

 

Southampton

 

Tel: 02380 434231| 07581 591254

 

Email: mike@auralandscapes.co.uk
 
Website: www.auralandscapes.co.uk

Aura Landscapes is a Full Member of The Association of Professional
Landscapers, and Mike has won 23 awards for hard landscaping projects in
the past fifteen years.

 

Specialising in hard landscaping projects, he has been nominated by
Marshalls as one of the top hard landscapers in the South.

EGGERTON Laurie - Larger Gardens & Estates

EGGERTON Laurie  MCIHort, MPGCA, DipRSA

 

Tel  0777 3726440

 

Email  l.eggerton@gmail.com

 

Web site www.leggenton.co.uk

 

Specialising in larger gardens or estates, including garden appraisals, working practice surveys, staff training, management plans, arboricultural surveys, woodland management and specialist pruning. Horticultural Lecturer.

 

Full Member of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture, Full Member of The Professional Gardeners Guild, Guild of Horticultural Judges. Holder of a Diploma in Adult Education.  Over thirty-five years experience.

 

Trained in Horticulture, Arboriculture, Ecology and Conservation at The University of London, Oaklands College, St Albans and Capel Manor.

GREENYER Paul BSc Eng Pro Des (Hons)

GREENYER Paul   BSc Eng Pro Des (Hons)

West Sussex

 

Tel  01444 456831 and 07949 671951

 

Email  pgreenyer@homegardendesign.co.uk

 

Web site   www.homegardendesign.co.uk

 

Full accredited  and Award winning Member of The Association of Professional Landscapers, Pre-Registered Member of The Society of Garden Designers. BSc (Hons) Engineering Product Design.

 

Director and founder of InsideOut Home and Garden Improvements Ltd, est. 2006, Paul specialises in all aspects of hard and soft landscaping, with emphasis on Design and Build.

 

Specialist skills include design and construction of bespoke Garden Office Rooms.

McGIBBON Craig BEng(Hons) MPGCA

McGIBBON Craig BEng(Hons) MPGCA

 

Hertfordshire

 

Tel 07802 647995

 

Email craig@craigmcgibbon.com

 

Web www.craigmcgibbon.com

 

Specialising in Landscape Design and Construction, owner of Craig McGibbon Ltd, APL Full Member Company owner, Garden Design Tutor for Blackford Centre Distance Learning Centre. New Businesses Mentor for the Blackford Centre. BEng (Hons) Engineering Systems Design. Diploma in Garden Design.

 

Bradstone Assured Installer and Best Patio Transformation Award winner.
Craig works in and around the South East of England.

NEWMAN Paul MPGCA

NEWMAN Paul MPGCA

 

Hertfordshire

 

Tel 01707 395797 // 07775733753

 

Email info@paulnewmanlandscapes.co.uk

 

Web www.paulnewmanlandscapes.co.uk

 

Specialising in Roof Gardens and City Gardens, Paul has been established since 1993 as Paul Newman Landscapes.
Author and regular contributor to Pro Landscaper magazine, writing on construction and installation of roof gardens and terraces.
Offering contemporary designs using modern materials in individual styles, both domestic and corporate commissions in London & South East. Accredited installer for Exterpark and Millboard as well as various other modern product suppliers and manufacturers.

 

Paul Newman’s landscape company is a Full Member of The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL)

KEDGE Peter MPGCA

KEDGE Peter MPGCA

 

Herts & Bucks

 

Tel 01753 65508

 

Mob 07721736501

 

Email kedgelandscapes@aol.com

 

Second generation hard landscape specialist, with thirty-seven years experience. Contracts Management including small civils. Experienced in commercial and private sectors. Traditional techniques practised and taught.

BOOTON David MPGCA

BOOTON David

 

Tel  01252 517571

Web   www.kebur.co.uk

 

Dave Booton is the proprietor of Kebur Landscapes and Kebur Landscape Products, designing, building and supplying hard landscape projects from his base in Farnborough. A Full Member of The Association of Professional Landscapers, Bradstone Assured, Interlay and Trust Mark, he can advise on a wide range of bespoke materials and construction techniques.

CONQUEST Ross MPGCA

CONQUEST  Ross  MPGCA

 

Tel 07747177544 

Email  ross@conquestspaces.co.uk

Web   www.conquestspaces.co.uk

 

Ross is a Full Member of The Association of Professional Landscapers, and is an award winning design and build Landscape Contractor, specialising in hard projects in the Domestic market.

His specialist and bespoke attention to fine detail, and high quality finish to schemes enables him to provide others with his skills as a Consultant.

PALMERTON Angela MPGCA

PALMERTON  Angela MPGCA

 

Tel  01403 820321

Web  www.ladypenelopegardens.com

Email  info@ladypenelopegardens.com

 

Angela has been running Lady Penelope Gardens for many years in the West Sussex region. An award winning company, with a skilled and qualified team of expert gardeners, specialising in the long term maintenance of properties, especially Estates and larger gardens.

KOPP Sara BA Hons, LA, NCH, MPGCA

KOPP Sara  BA Hons, LA, NCH, MPGCA    

 

Tel  0786 7754201 

Email  sj_kopp@hotmail.com

 

Sara is a Horticultural Therapist, nominated for Pride of Reading Award in their Charity of The Year ceremony. Specialising in sustainability and land management, acting as a trainer and adviser to a number of commissions, she has a unique niche in the world of horticulture.

EVANS Linsey

EVANS Linsey

 

Tel   01344 442944 

Email  linsey@linseyevansgardens.com

Web   www.linseyevansgardens.com

 

Linsey is a very practical garden designer, specialising in sloping sites. Her designs and solutions to extreme site conditions make her a highly unusual Garden Designer. Working throughout South East England, she relishes in the challenges of difficult projects.

SPARKES Martin MCIHort, MPGCA

SPARKES Martin MCIHort, MPGCA

 

Tel  07760 161538 

Email   martin-sparkes@sky.com

 

Martin is a Full Member of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture, working mainly in large gardens and estates, managing and maintaining horticulture order.

He specialises in Site Management and offers surveys and consultations to owners of larger and more complex gardens.

VENTER Louise MPGCA

VENTER Louise  MPGCA

 

Tel  0780 353687

Web  www.louiseventergardendesign.com

Email  louiseventer@yahoo.co.uk

 

Louise is a multi-awarding RHS Award winning garden designer, specialising in the design and implementation, including overseeing projects from start to finish in the Domestic marketplace. Working across the South of England, she offers both design and feasibility studies to private clients.

ZENGO Barnabas MSc MA MPGCA

ZENGO Barnabas  MSc MA MPGCA

 

Tel  01483 299797

Web   www.bzgardens.co.uk

Email  barnabas.zengo@yahoo.co.uk

 

Barnabas has three Masters Degrees, in Agriculture, Environment and Landscape Management, and has worked in America and throughout Europe before starting a specialist garden maintenance business in the UK, maintaining many larger gardens throughout Surrey and West London.

BZ Gardens are Full Members of The Association of Professional Landscapers, and Barnabas offers a wide range of services – everything from plant health to full site surveys and evaluations.

WEEKS David NCFM NCA NEBSS

WEEKS David   NCFM NCA NEBSS

 

Tel  07860 356763

Email  drwwconsulting@gmail.com

 

David is a Full Member of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture and The Professional Gardeners Guild. With over thirty years’ experience in Horticulture he offers advice on construction, planting, pests and diseases, plus recruitment and site management.

With a wide ranging background founded in Agriculture, he has a great depth of knowledge and understanding of the world of gardening.

JONES Kevin - Bridgend - Kitchen Gardens

JONES Kevin MCIHort, MPGCA
Tel: 07896 521154

 

Website: www.jonbridgegardenservices.co.uk

 

Email: jonbridge@outlook.com

 

 

Full Member of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture, RHS Medal for Services to Horticulture. Practice in the UK and New Zealand. Tutor to the Botanical Garden of Wales. Lecturer at Pencoed College.

 

Specialist in the Management and Structure of Kitchen Gardens, including Glasshouses and Top Fruit. Modern Techniques and Traditional Methods, including organic practices.

ARNOLD Tony - Cambridge - National Garden & Estates

ARNOLD  Tony  MPGCA
Tel:   01223 571952

Email: tonygardenman@gmail.com

 

For twelve years, Tony has been the Chairman of The Professional Gardeners Guild (and a Member for many years beforehand). During that time he has visited over four hundred properties, providing him with a totally unique knowledge and understanding of the inner workings of the British Garden scene.

 

Head Gardener for many years to a Cambridge College, his wide skills and reputation as a champion for the Employed Gardener. He has been instrumental is setting up and organising every aspect from Charities to Training Funding and Programmes for the PGG.

BARRY Anthony - Towcester - Estate & Large Garden Management

BARRY  Anthony  MCIHort,  LCGI

 

Tel: 01327 811498

 

Email: anthony.barry67@btinternet.com

 

Member of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture, Full Member of The Professional Gardeners Guild. Sports Turf Management. Amenity Business Management. Head Gardener to Althorp Estate (1992 – 1996). Licentiateship of The City & Guilds Institute.

 

Anthony offers a wide range of expertise gained over thirty years of Senior responsibility involving Estate Development Strategy, Design and Implementation.

BROWN Michael - Northants - Medieval Gardens - Educational

BROWN  Michael  MA, MPGCA
Tel:  01604 470651

 

www. historicgardener.co.uk

 

Email: michaelbmike@gmail.com

 

 

Michael offers a completely unique service to Horticulture. Famed for his knowledge and presentational skills in recreations of Historical gardening practices, to live audiences, with a Masters Degree in Horticulture, specialising in Medieval Kitchen Gardens and gardening life, tools and equipment in general over the centuries.

 

Prolific Author and Blogger, he brings the past to life, but with a serious message to the world of Horticulture, bridging the centuries with their differing techniques to modern day gardening.

YOUNG Susan Dip Hort (RHS), MPGCA

YOUNG Susan   Dip Hort (RHS), MPGCA

 

Bedfordshire

 

Tele   01234 826430   m. 07787 158288

 

Email   info@susanyoungdesign.co.uk

 

Web site   www.susanyoungdesign.co.uk

 

A Pre-Registered Member of The Society of Garden Designers, Affiliate Member of The Association of Professional Landscapers, Susan established her business in 2002.

 

Estates and larger gardens, restoration and design. Garden surveys and evaluations. Horticultural advice and consultancy work.

 

Marshalls Regional Winner 2017, APL Silver Award 2018

 

Author and Speaker registered with the RHS. Bespoke care and maintenance schedules created.

 

Also consultancy on Open Gardens (General Public) and NGS Schemes.

WOOD Martin

WOOD Martin

 

Norfolk

 

Tele 01953600518

 

Email info@mnhorticulture.com

 

Web site www.mnhorticulture.com

 

Born into a Horticultural Family, Martin has over thirty years of experience working in the Amenity sector. Career includes Notcutts and Wyevale Garden Centres including Management Training and representing them at Chelsea. Founded M & N Horticulture in 1997. Long standing Members of both BALI and the APL.

 

National Awards include APL 2015. BTech National Diploma. Business Management at Houghall College. NCH Houghall College. HABC Education & Training to PTLLS. Martin specialises in Soft Landscaping and Maintenance, providing Management Programmes, Advice & Consultancy.

RICHARDSON Mark MPGCA

RICHARDSON Mark MPGCA

 

Tel 01787 269920

Web   www.stewartlandscape.co.uk

Email  info@stewartlandscape.co.uk

 

Mark runs East Anglia’s leading landscape company, specialising in large and complex projects, both Domestic and Commercial.

Projects include large lakes, schools and residential areas, bespoke garden buildings and much more. Mark is able to offer a wide range of solutions to any problems, either as a Consultant or Specialist Contractor.