Russell Sweetman

Russell Sweetman

Company Director / Business Owner

Years in the industry: 15 years
Areas of interest: Design & Functionality along with beautiful planting
Favourite Plant: Coral Leaf Hydrangea
Favourite Season: Spring
Most memorable moment: Very hard to pick as there has been many! -Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show 2015 – constructing the Award-Winning Boutique Garden Design by Alison Douglas

Craig Jones

Craig Jones

Manager

Years in the industry: 15 years
Areas of interest: Turning our client’s wants & needs into reality
Favourite Plant: Dichondra Silver Falls
Favourite Season: Late Spring – Early Summer
Most memorable moment: Having the “courage” to make the career change to landscaping from an already successful career in IT!

Mark Kader

Mark Kader

Landscape Design & Construction Supervisor

Years in the industry: 21 years
Areas of interest: The cohesion of all elements that define the landscape
Favourite Plant: Too many but really like Grass trees & Boab trees
Favourite Season: Spring
Most memorable moment: My own garden

Mark Kidner

Mark Kidner

Residential Landscape & Pools Supervisor

Years in the industry: 13 years
Areas of interest: High end finishes!, water features, detailed paving setouts, complex automatic irritation systems
Favourite Plant: Frangipani
Favourite Season: Summer (holidays with the fam)
Most memorable moment: Winning national recognition (through SPASA) for a water wall I designed n built.

Andrew Chapman

Andrew Chapman

Garden Maintenance Manager

Years in the industry: 30 years
Areas of interest: Horticulture in general, as we are always learning.
Favourite Plant: Gardenia , Daphne , Liriodendron ,Daffodils Tulips, just a few but so many more depending on the season
Favourite Season: Spring
Most memorable moment: Any job where you can walk away from a completed job and the client is totally blown away with the end result. The smile on their faces makes it all worthwhile.

Staff Members

Office Team:

Abbey Sweetman – Marketing Officer
Sonya Simpson – Administration
Kristy Dahan – Bookkeeper

Garden Maintenance Team:

Steve Zander – Garden Maintenance Leading Hand

Landscape Team:

Dan Stone – Landscape Gardener
Daniel McConcchie – Qualified Landscaper

Currently studying Certificate III in Landscape Construction
Sam Baker – Mature Age Landscape Apprentice
Rob Macey – Landscape Apprentice
James Wood – Landscape Apprentice
Brent Patterson – Landscape Apprentice
Josh Baker – Landscape Apprentice
Toby Billington – SBAT / School based Apprenticeship Training