BEN RICHARDS : ASSISTANT GARDENER
Ben has an RHS level 2 practical horticulture certificate from Pershore college & also has his level 3 certificate.
He has done some volunteer work tending the grounds at Rodbaston college before joining The potting shed in March 2017.
Outside of work: Listening to music, football & fishing
On the jukebox: Indie, alternative rock
Favorite quote: " don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant" Robert Louis Stevenson.
VICKI TURNBULL : SHOP MANAGER aka Mom!
My Mom is a true asset to the business and is based at our Tettenhall village shop. She has had many years experience in retail and is always on hand to take enquiries, book appointments and resolve any issues. As well as help you find that perfect gift for someone ( or yourself!)
Outside work: Reading, entertaining & spending time with family.
On the jukebox: Simply red, Ed Sheeran Rag n bone man, most genres really!
Favorite quote: "never put off till tomorrow what you can do today"
SALLY ELLIOTT : TEAM LEADER
Sally began her career as a Gardener 17 years ago. For 10 years she worked in the Cotswold on a small estate and in private gardens. She then became Sole Gardener and Groundskeeper for small estates in Hampshire and Oxfordshire, before joining the team at The Potting Shed in June 2017. She is currently working towards a RHS level 2 qualification in The Principles of Horticulture.
Outside work: Walking with my partner and the dog. Annoying my partner by playing the Ukulele.Live music, Cooking and Comedy.
On the jukebox: Dub, world, Rock, Folk....anything good!
Favorite quote: "Life would be tragic if it weren't funny" Stephen Hawkins
ADAM FOSTER : SUPERVISOR
Adam has been part of The Potting Shed team since Sept 2016. After years of gardening experience, Adam is now expanding his knowledge and currently studying for his RHS level two certificate.
Outside of work: Fishing, real ale & spending time with my 3 children.
On the jukebox: County & rock
Favorite quote: "nothing is impossible the word itself says I'm possible" - Audrey Heburn
SARAH TURNBULL: FOUNDER
I've worked within the garden industry for 15 years, at 21 I moved to London where I studied an RHS certificate in horticulture at Capel Manor College and worked in several garden centres over 8 years. I then ran a small garden shop and gardening business.
Originally from Wolverhampton I then moved my business back home, and have now launched The potting shed!
Outside of work: I play the guitar, like going to gigs, cycling & having a few beers in the pub!
On the jukebox: Indie rock, The Killers, Folk
Favorite quote: " There's no such thing as bad weather just the wrong clothes, get a sexy rain coat and live a little!" - Billy Connolly.