Wyevale Nurseries’ Karen gets British Empire Medal

A MEMBER of the sales support team at one of the UK’s leading commercial nurseries in Hereford has recently been awarded a British Empire Medal in the New Year’s Honours List (January 2019).

Karen Jones, who works at Wyevale Nurseries, received the medal for her long and dedicated service to Kingsland Cub Scouts in Herefordshire.

Wyevale Nurseries’ new retail plants for 2019

ONE OF THE UK’s leading commercial nurseries has put together a selection of new plants this month (December, 2018) to follow the predicted trends for the retail sector next year.  

Wyevale Nurseries says bold colours look set to be key for 2019, so it’s new plants for retailers in 2019 include the colourful Agapanthus ‘Fireworks’, Cordyline ‘Electric Pink’ and Penstemon ‘Purple Perfection’. 

man with plants

ONE OF THE UK’s leading commercial nurseries has this month (November, 2018) unveiled its new amenity crop range for 2020. Eight new plants have been carefully selected by the team at Wyevale Nurseries based on their habit, colour and functionality.

The mobile garden trend is set to continue

THE TREND for mobile gardens is set to continue says Wyevale Nurseries (October, 2018) as figures reveal home ownership among 25-34-year-olds is decreasing with more young people renting instead.  

The English Housing Survey Headline Report 2016-17 found that 46% of 25-34-year-olds now live in private rentals, compared with 27% in 2006-07.

Graduates invited to apply for Trainee Programme

GRADUATES from all degree disciplines are being invited this month (October, 2018) to consider applying to a leading nursery in Hereford for its Graduate Trainee Programme.

Wyevale Nurseries’ two-year in-house programme covers all areas of the business and is not only open to those wishing to go into nursery production, but any element of the business including finance, IT, sales or marketing.

Andy Johnson - Wyevale Nurseries

ONE OF THE UK’s leading commercial nurseries is searching for new employees this month to help meet demand as the business continues to grow (September, 2018).

Wyevale Nurseries is currently searching for a Sales and Marketing Director and an Amenity Sales Executive to enhance its already talented team and to boost its burgeoning sales going forward.

Wyevale Nurseries Taster Menu hailed a success

Customers at one of the UK’s leading nurseries have helped it select four new plants from a Taster Menu concept it launched last year (2017) to go into full scale production.

Wyevale Nurseries

Wyevale Nurseries nurseries have announced this month (August 2018) that it is looking for two new apprentices. Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford is calling for people to apply for its two-year Horticultural Apprenticeship, which will start in September 2018.

Andy Johnson, Managing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, said “This September will be our fifth intake of two new candidates to the current apprenticeship scheme, which is part of a specifically designed National Apprenticeship Programme for the Midland Regional Growers (MRG) in conjunction with Pershore College. As a company, we are keen to encourage young people into the horticulture industry. We believe in giving opportunities to young and enthusiastic people, with the aim of developing them towards a great career within the industry. Apprenticeships allow young people to learn on the job, achieve nationally recognised qualifications and earn money. We offer an opportunity to work with one of the top commercial nurseries in the UK and gain qualifications, as well as becoming part of a forward-thinking company and join a dedicated and friendly team.”

Adam Dunnett, Sales & Marketing Director at Wyevale Nurseries

Wyevale Nurseries has announced today (Thursday, August 2, 2018) that Adam Dunnett has decided to move on from his post as Sales and Marketing Director and will be relocating and taking up a new challenge.

Andy Johnson, Managing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, said:

“We would very much like to thank Adam for his contribution to the company during the past four and a half years. He joined us at a time of significant change as we restructured the company and he contributed in helping us with rebranding and repositioning the business within both the amenity and retail sectors. Adam has helped build-up a really strong, capable team and we are completely confident that they will pick-up his workload in the short-term while we continue to take the business forward and appoint a successor. We have built great momentum in developing our product range and service in the amenity and retail sectors and this process will continue in the year ahead.”