Horticulture ornamental plants leaders of the future

James Carter - credit: Crowders Nurseries
James Carter - credit: Crowders Nurseries

Horticuture Week lists 25 people involved in the nursery industry who could increase their influence as leaders in the industry.

The 25 have been identified as up and coming figures in the industry who could become even more prominent in future years in an industry where an ageing leadership is often identified. Many are part of the Young People in Horticulture (YHPA) group of under 35s, founded this year, though some are a little older.

James Carter -Crowders Nurseries

Natalie Porter-Porters Fuchsias/YPHA

Mollie Higginson-New Leaf Plants

Ellie Richardson-Johnsons of Whixley

Jack Shilley-Rosebourne

Jamie Butterworth-Butterworth Horticulture

Tim Briercliffe-AIPH

Michael Perry-QVC presenter and 'hortpreneur'

James Clark-HTA

Chris Bonnett-Gardening Express

Matthew Skinner-Hope Plants

Matt Day-Newey head of sales

Steve Austin-Ball Colegrave

Katie Morris-consultant/Horti Henley (ex Aldi)

Liam Cleary-Old Railway Line

Simon Bourne-Perrywood

Adam Couzens - Lowaters

George Williams - SmartPlant

David Ball - Bridge Farm Nurseries

Graeme Edwards - Woodlark Nurseries

Chris Green - Chapel Cottage Nurseries

Kyle Ross - Wyevale Nurseries

Katie Morris: ex Aldi, consultant and HortiHenley founder

Josh Egan-Wyer - Pershore Plant Nursery

Kai Alcock - Seiont Nurseries

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