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South Holland Growers Club

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The Committee

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Johnny Walkers - President

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An ex-Nuffield scholar, Johnny Walkers studied Horticulture at Caythorpe and Oaklands Colleges. He is an acknowledged expert on all aspects of Narcissus and a multiple Chelsea Gold Medal winner.

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Mark Rowland - Chairman & Webmaster

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A graduate of Manchester University, Mark is an independent plant breeder specialising in cherry tomatoes and chillies.

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Michael Nell - Programme Secretary

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After graduating from Nottingham University, Michael has been in the family business growing cut flowers for supply to local packers.

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Paul Harrison - Minutes Secretary

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Paul studied Horticulture at Oaklands College, St Albans and has been in the family business since 1979, growing cut flowers for multiple retailers.

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Mike Farmer - Treasurer

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Mike has extensive experience of Quality Management in several sectors of the fresh produce industry.

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Stuart West

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Originally from Cheshire, Stuart started his own business growing salads, and moved into cut flower production in the 80s. He is best known as a leading producer of Column Stocks for multiple customers.

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Don Wilson

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Geoff Hoare

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Geoff has been involved in the local horticultural industry for several years, from MAFF plant health inspector to salesman for a young plant producer.

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