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Apprentice of the year winner from Bransford Webbs…again!

The Midland Regional Growers Apprentice of the Year was awarded last week at Pershore College, and was won by Bransford Webbs apprentice Isobel Watson. Isobel, who is in the second year of her apprenticeship scheme, was presented with the award during her study week at Pershore. “Isobel has worked very hard during her apprenticeship, and we are very proud of her achievements”, commented Karl O’Neill, Apprenticeship mentor at Bransford Webbs. “She is a very worthy winner and we are positive she has a bright future here with us”. Isobel joined Bransford Webbs in September 2018, on the two-year scheme, working towards a level 3 crop technician apprenticeship in conjunction with Pershore College, and was one of the first students to enrol on the new course format. She has held the position of Young Plant Grower in the Propagation Unit for just over a year. Isobel was also an IPPS Europe … Continue reading

Looking positively to the future

The Bransford Webbs Plant Company is excited to be looking forward to 2021 and the future, following the most turbulent few months the nursery has ever had to navigate in its 60-year history. As with the whole of the horticultural industry, Bransford Webbs has witnessed an unprecedented few months and have had to make some tough but essential decisions during this time. We are proud to now be in a position to look forward to the future with positivity. Following some difficult production decisions in April which led to shortages throughout early summer, crops are now filling the nursery for 2021 sales. Large numbers of early season promotions, such as Hebes and Hellebores, are now on the ground and looking good for next year. Last October, building began on a new production area, covering 17,000m2 consisting of 49 low polytunnels, increasing production capacity by 20%, and due for completion by … Continue reading

Get ready for the new season with The Bransford Webbs Plant Company Webshop

As everyone gears up for the new season, now is the ideal time to start using The Bransford Webbs Plant Company webshop, accessed directly through our website, www.bransfordwebbs.co.uk. Our new webshop allows wholesale customers the ease and freedom of placing their orders online at their own convenience. Following months of consultation with both developers and customers, the webshop was launched back in August 2019, ensuring the customer has all the relevant information they need at hand to place their order. Customers can view their reserve, place orders, and check through past orders and invoices. Once the new order has been placed, it will be verified in-house by the sales team. This makes it an ideal tool for both planning and placing orders, with the added confidence of knowing the Bransford Webbs sales team are still at the end of the phone to discuss your order further should you need to. … Continue reading