Harriet Andrews from May Hill in Gloucestershire has recently joined Wyevale Nurseries, one of the largest family-run wholesale nurseries in the UK as a Sales Trainee.
Nineteen-year-old Harriet is currently developing her knowledge of the stock and is working on sales related tasks within the cash and carry team.
Harriet said: “Prior to my role at Wyevale Nurseries, I worked at Fleurie Nursery in Chichester as a stock control and sales support assistant. I also attended Pershore College and gained a Level 3 extended diploma in Horticulture.”
Andy Johnson, managing director of Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford, said: “As a company, we’re keen to encourage young people into the horticulture sector. We believe in giving opportunities to young and enthusiastic people, with the aim of developing them towards a great career within the industry."
Its main business is to supply garden centres, landscape contractors, local authorities, foresters and landowners with a comprehensive array of trees, shrubs, hedging, herbaceous and specimen plants.
For further details about Wyevale Nurseries, which is based in Hereford, please call 01432 845 200, visit www.wyevalenurseries.co.uk, follow the company on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WyevaleNurs or log on to www.facebook.com/WyevaleNurs.