Long service awards of 25 years have been given to Christine Lanchester, Sarah-Jayne Wright, Jenny Piper, Cheryl Goddard and Paul Howling.
Christine and Cheryl left the nursery in 2011; Christine retired in November, and Cheryl finished in the summer to develop her growing decorating business.
During their time at the nursery Christine and Jenny have become team leaders of departments. Jenny is responsible for young plant propagation.
Christine’s roles included dispatch team leader along side and organising plants for Chelsea Flower Show.
The awards ranged from gifts of Crystal engraved bowls, jewellery and a special environmental area of butterfly conservation to be set up on the nursery.