Who are we?
Growing Experience is run by Vicky, Huw and Sally.
The other growers are Matt, Nick, Martin and James.
Huw trained as a chartered surveyor and also as a primary school teacher. He now enjoys working outside. He especially enjoys looking after the apples and soft fruit.
Vicky has worked with people with learning disabilities in Australia, London, Hampshire and Derbyshire. She has worked in two Day Centres, two group homes, in a college and with families. Vicky also has three qualifications in working with people with learning disabilities (BA, CFETMHP and City and Guilds).Vicky would like to support people with learning disabilities to learn about gardening and growing food in a beautiful rural setting. Vicky loves growing sweet peas, and has passed the RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture.
Sally has lots of experience working with people with learning disabilities and has passed the Diploma in Social and Therapeutic Horticulture (Coventry University).
Vicky, Huw, Martin, Nick, Matt, Sally and James have all got up to date DBS checks. Huw and Sally are qualified First Aiders.