Founder | Head Landscaper
From an early age, I was introduced to gardening. My early memories are that of picking beans, lettuce and cherry tomatoes with my Grandfather from his veggie patch and making cumquat jam with my Nana. I also kept my Grandfathers' lawn looking immaculate, ensuring it had straight edges and was weed free. . I could spend time with my Grandparents who I loved dearly as well as well as helping them out while they taught me a thing or two and earning a little extra pocket money on the side. This was my first introduction to gardening and as I grew older regular lawn mowing runs, building veggie patches at my parents and eating the fruit and vegetables that I grew brought me a great sense of achievement and satisfaction. I took pride knowing that I had saved the family a few dollars along the way as well as eating more nutritious vegetables that the supermarket could provide.
When the opportunity arose to do some work experience in high school I found a landscaper in the neighbourhood, this opened my eyes to the variety of skills I could learn while working hard and keeping fit. When I finished school I studied at Grovely TAFE in Brisbane. I studied and passed my Certificate 2 and 3 in Horticulture. I was eager to learn more and decided I would like to focus my skills in andscape construction. I started my Landscape Construction Apprenticeship in 2006 and in 2008 I became a qualified landscape tradesperson. Since completing my apprenticeship I have undergone a number of health and safety training sessions. I also encourage others to be mindful of the environmental and physical hazards when working on site.