Boxwood Gardens was formed in 2010 by the collaboration of two master horticulturalists, David Hinckley and Chris Bustin.
We run the business jointly, yet each of us offers uniquely different skills. We operate together with a team of highly skilled staff each specialising in their own area of work.
In the past, we worked for other companies before joining forces as Boxwood Gardens. Together, we now offer our combined knowledge and experience, gathered from dozens of projects, to three main areas of business:
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David & Chris
Team 'Boxwood' has some of the very best staff that are available in the world of garden landscaping and maintenance.
Without our team members, we are nothing! Each member of the Boxwood Garden crew is trained to specialise in an individual area of expertise but is capable of carrying out any required discipline.
If you are interested in finding out more about any member of 'Our Team' simply scroll across the team members below:
David has been involved in horticulture for his entire adult life.His main roles within Boxwood Gardens include business development and customer services.
David spends his spare time in the kitchen or outdoors and needs no excuse to fire up the BBQ.
Chris, total master of everything he touches, always first to work and last to leave, takes care of all operational activities within Boxwood Gardens.
Chris handles design, builds and oversees garden maintenance.
In his spare time Chris can be found on his allotment but more usually in his shed that, incidentally, made it to the final of George Clarke's 'Shed of the Year' on Channel 4.
(See our Shedovations section for more details)
Claire, educated to degree level, takes care of all aspects of office administration, all back office functions and Boxwood Gardens finances.
Claire prepares quotations, assigns procurement and oversees deliveries and final invoicing.
When not in the office, Claire loves to cook, spend time with family and take well earned brakes at yoga retreats.
Eddie, has been with Boxwood Gardens since day one. Come rain or shine, Eddie will always deliver!
Eddie looks after, amongst other duties, all of Boxwood Gardens 'Show Home contracts' for the varied House Builders and Developers we deal with.
After work, Eddie spends time with his band composing and mixing the next big hit single.
Don't forget us when you are famous Eddie!
Kevin, an interior landscaper with an unbelievable flair for design, decided to move to the outdoor environment in 2010. Having worked with Boxwood Gardens ever since he takes care of our most prestigious retail maintenance contracts. Kevin personally worked on interior design with both the Central Milton Keynes and Westgate shopping centres and has also worked extensively throughout Europe.
Kevin's spare time is normally taken up by his wife-to-be, or mountain biking, or squash, or badminton, or football, or.....
Alex, a highly qualified engineer by trade, takes care of Boxwood's commercial operations.
A 'totally full-on' guy in everything he turns his hand to, Alex is a totally invaluable member of the Boxwood Garden team.
His spare time is taken up by converting camper vans and dragging his young family to Air Shows. I'm sure they love you for it Al!
Josh, currently working towards a Level 3 Diplomas in Horticulture at Hadlow in Kent, is working with Boxwood Gardens as part of our apprentice program and as part of his work experience with Hadlow College.
Josh has turned out to be an exceptionable member of the Boxwood Team and we wish him well with his studies.
In his spare time, Josh is an active member of The 'National Youth Theatre' and is still the only member of our team to score 180 on the office dart board, Go Josh!
Connor brings many physical attributes to the team. He can dig a hole in the time it takes others to have their morning coffee!
Enthusiastic and willing to learn, an extremely useful asset to the team.
In his free time, Connor will normally be out on his bike.
Simon, one of the newest members of the Boxwood Gardens Team, came to us from a catering back ground. At least we will never go hungry!
In his spare time, Simon can be found hill walking in the Peak District or rock climbing in Wales.
Duncan may look like our hanging basket expert, but instead, over sees all of Boxwood Gardens paving and brick work projects. Duncan is the guy that keeps the paving and brick manufacturers in business!
When not laying slabs or bricks, Duncan can normally be found on the football pitch or at a Moto GP race track somewhere in Europe.
Tom takes care of all Boxwood Gardens Lawn Care tasks. Whether it be feeding, weeding, aerating, scarifying or moss control, Tom has it covered.