STAFF at one of the UK’s leading commercial nurseries has this month (July, 2014) presented a cheque for £5,225 to Greenfingers.
The team at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford raised funds for the charity, which creates gardens at children’s hospices, by taking part in a 30 mile sponsored walk.
Adam Dunnett, Sales and Marketing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, explained: “We are so pleased that we have raised £5,225 for the charity. We thought our final total was £4,500 but people just kept donating after the walk, which was fantastic. Our initial aim was to raise £1,000 so we are delighted to have smashed our target.
SHEILA Jackson has this month (June, 2014) joined an exclusive group of individuals in ‘the 25 year service club’ at one of the UK’s leading commercial nurseries.
The 63-year-old, who is the receptionist at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford, joins 22 other colleagues who have all worked for the company for 25 years or more.
Adam Dunnett, Sales and Marketing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, explained: “We would like to congratulate Sheila on reaching 25 years’ of service. She is an integral part of our team and we would like to thank her for her commitment to the company. We look forward to many more years ahead.
KYLE ROSS from Pershore College has recently (June, 2014) been presented with Wyevale Nurseries’ Peter Williamson Travel Award.
The 20-year-old, who is a first year Higher National Diploma (HND) student, scooped the accolade after wowing the judges with a written submission and in an interview.
Adam Dunnett, Sales and Marketing Director at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford, explained: “We would like to congratulate Kyle on winning the award. It was designed to encourage a student towards a career in nursery stock production by assisting with a practical placement at a nursery in the Netherlands.
A LANDSCAPE designer, writer and ex-Director of the Victoria & Albert Museum will be the guest speaker next month (July, 2014) during an open day at one of the UK’s leading commercial nurseries.
Sir Roy Strong will be at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford on July 2 to meet landscapers, amenities experts and plant buyers from garden centres that have been invited to the event.
Adam Dunnett, Sales and Marketing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, explained: “We are delighted that Sir Roy will be our guest speaker for our open day. He has had a varied career and we think his talk will be very interesting.”
ONE OF THE UK’s leading commercial nurseries is unveiling today (June 24, 2014) at the HTA National Plant Show a new Forsythia and several other new plants for 2015.
Following the launch of Forsythia ‘Spring Show Off’ in the USA, Wyevale Nurseries, which recently re-organised from three companies into one, is offering the plant in the UK.
Sales and Marketing Director, Adam Dunnett said: “The launch of Forsythia ‘Spring Show Off’, which was named by us, in the States was hugely successful and it will form an important part of the range we’re offering to garden centre plant buyers for 2015.