Plant Displays Team

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Greg Basire

Director


Biography

Greg leads some of Nurture’s most scrutinised work – the interior planting in London hotels and all pubs throughout London and the South East. He is an acknowledged specialist in interior plants and biological control gained over 20 years in the industry, all of which have been alongside fellow Nurture founding Director Peter Fane. Greg relishes taking on interesting challenges and seeing Nurture’s growth fuelled by the recruitment of young and exciting talent.

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Matt Monckton

Regional Manager


Biography

Matt has been working within the commercial horticulture sector since 1989.

Matt focuses on building lasting relationships with clients, and one of his proudest moments was winning a RHS Chelsea Flower Show Silver Gilt medal in 2016 for a Fibonacci themed garden.

Matt started his career within horticulture as a plant maintenance technician in 1992, and has worked his way up through the organisation by supervising the interior plant maintenance department, and working within the sales team. He is now Regional Manager for the Plant Displays division.

Matt lives in East London and is married with 2 children and enjoys rowing, and cycling.


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Tina Mathews

Contracts Manager


Biography

Tina manages and supports a large number of mobile interior teams throughout the South East, Home Counties, London and the Midlands.

She has over 25 years’ experience in the industry gaining knowledge as an Interior Technician within a small family business based in New Covent Garden Flower Market then progressing to Manager of the interior and Floristry department before joining Nurture

She currently manages a variety of contracts for corporate offices, Hotels, Retail parks, Schools and Private residences providing maintenance of plant displays and Living walls.

Tina is keen to continue to make on going changes to enable her team to work in a more environmentally friendly way which has included using Hydroculture, Bio Control & Van free technicians.

She is extremely proud of her team who are passionate about their work and strive to exceed expectations at all time which is reflected in the praise and feedback from clients.


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Andrew Holland

Contracts Manager


Biography

Andrew has over 20 years' experience in the Horticultural, Arboriculture and Construction industries, having studied at Writtle and Merrist Wood College.

He is responsible for looking after the Plant displays for our Greene King contract, overseeing the maintenance and seasonal change over of their pubs hanging baskets and troughs throughout southern England.

He heads up both the Plant Displays installation teams in Essex and Surrey, the Window box team based in central London as well as heading up the logistics for the planning and delivering of our Christmas service.

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Bruce Quigley

Assistant Contracts Manager


Biography

Bruce has a strong background and a wealth of experience in operations, initially joining Nurture as an operative working on the tools. Bruce’s main role is to manage the exterior flower displays in the South of England, this work includes the seasonal installation of baskets, window boxes and bedding, along with their ongoing maintenance.

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Clarissa James

Assistant Contracts Manager


Biography

Clarissa has over 20 years’ experience in the horticultural industry, graduating from Pershore College with a Hons Degree in Horticulture in 2000.

Since graduating she has gained a wealth of experience, by working in various areas of the horticultural industry.

She joined Gavin Jones in 2017 as Interior Contracts Supervisor and now works for Nurture Landscapes looking after various high profile interior contracts for FM companies, Business Parks and 5 Star Hotels throughout the London area.


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Jo Roberts

Assistant Contracts Manager


Biography

Jo is responsible for the day to day running of sites within the Milton Keynes and surrounding areas, ensuring we deliver consistently high service levels to our clients across the region. Having studied at Oaklands College in the 1980's, she has over 35 years in the horticultural industry.

Her main passion is interior landscaping, where she has a broad spectrum of knowledge within the industry, having won major awards such as a Principal BALI Award at Milton Keynes Shopping centre.

She is keen on keeping up to date with the latest trends and innovations to pass on to her team and our clients.



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