Philip Saunders - Founder of Green Gardens
Phil founded the business in 2004 at the age of just 17 years old. A lot has changed since then from starting out with a small car and a few basic tools, Green Gardens now run a fleet of vans over two depots. Phil no longer works with the crews in the vans but can be seen out and about quoting for new work and meeting with existing clients. He is focused on providing the best possible service to our customers whilst continuing to expand the business.
Paul Broderick - Byfleet depot manager
Paul joined Green Gardens in February 2016 as the manager of our Byfleet depot. He brings with him 25 years experience within the grounds maintenance sector and Paul has overseen the expansion of the depot to include two more vans. He works closely with his teams to ensure all aspects of health and safety and environmental polices are adhered to and that a consistently high level of service is met. Paul can be seen out on site, quoting for new work and meeting with existing clients.
Tony joined Green Gardens in the summer of 2015 to head the new Petworth depot. He brings with him a wealth of experience and excellent customer service. Tony can be seen with his team members out in the van ensuring that all of his sites are kept to the highest of standards. Tony is passionate about landscapes and their impact on the environment which can be seen through his dedication to his work. Tony is also responsible for ensuring the health and safety and environmental policies for the Petworth depot are met.
David Snishko - Byfleet Depot Team Leader
David boasts over 35 years experience in landscape construction and maintenance in both a hands on and managerial capacity. David shows a keen interest in building relationships with his clients and is always striving to go above and beyond for the client. His in-depth knowledge and versatile skill base are testament to his ability to deliver a quality bespoke service to all of his customers. David is always enthusiastic to share his wealth of knowledge and he helps to nurture and develop his team members in their career of horticulture.
Owen graduated at Merrist Wood college with a diploma in horticulture and landscape construction. He has gained great experience in all aspects of grounds maintenance and landscaping since graduating. Owen can be seen on some of our maintenance sites but he is usually heading up our landscaping projects, seeing the job through from start to finish, ensuring that all projects are completed on time, in budget and to the highest standards possible. He is passionate about seeing a job through and leaving site with extremely satisfied customers.
Some of our team members
Adam joined Green Gardens shortly after leaving school and has been with us for four years now. When he joined us he knew little about horticulture but showed true dedication and determination to hard work and learning. Adam has now gained a good knowledge of plants and landscape maintenance from working with and around our highly skilled staff. He still loves the hard physical work and like everyone in horticulture he enjoys picking up new knowledge and skills everyday to help him further his career.
Zbigniew or Andy as he likes to be called (his name in English), moved here with his family from Poland 13 years ago. Andy acquired a strong work ethic from an early age assisting with the family run roofing business in Poland. He started his strong passion for horticulture when he moved to England and has picked up various skills to complement his existing knowledge he has gained over his working life. Andy is fluent in English and he can also be seen helping out at the Petworth depot. He has proved himself to be a real asset to Green Gardens.
Justin Horne - Petworth depot
Justin has a real passion for gardening and seeing the end result of his work. He joined Green Gardens a few years ago after previously working for a supermarket for many years and progressing his way up to a high management level. When Justin joined the team he knew little about horticulture but he is really eager to learn and develop a career within the industry and this shows by the quality and attention to detail of his work. Justin is developing into an excellent gardener, he is an important member of the team and the future looks bright for him.