Meet The Team

Simon Cooper (MCIHort) Gardens Manager

SC Gardening was set up in 1999 by Simon Cooper to provide a reliable, high quality gardening service. All these years later he and his staff are more passionate than ever about maintaining and improving gardens.

Simon is a full member of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture, an achievement only attainable with proven gardening experience and recognised qualifications.

Simon is an active member of The Gardener’s Guild, the UK’s trade body for Gardeners. SC Gardening is also a member of the Federation of Small Businesses.



Quinton Girvan – Senior Team Leader

Quinton leads our gardeners to carry out work to our own high standards and also supervises our regular gardens.

He has been gardening professionally for over 15 years and holds NPTC level 2 award in the safe use of pesticides.

Quinton’s attention to detail and his let’s do it right attitude make him a great senior team leader.



Jonny Gould – Gardener

Jonny has been a key team member since he joined as a trainee in 2014. He is passionate about gardening and keeping gardens looking great.

He obtained his NOCN- How to be a Gardener certificate from SERC and has also studied through the RHS.

Jonny is a highly skilled gardener, and takes particular pride in his straight as a die hedge-cutting skills.


Rhett Bartlett – Gardener

Rhett joined SC Gardening this year and has already impressed our clients with his hard work and enthusiasm.

He holds NPTC Subsidiary Diploma in Horticulture and BTEC 1st Certificate in horticulture, both from Greenmount.

Rhett loves his plants and his neat and tidy streak makes sure he always leaves gardens looking their best.


SC Gardening has full Public and Employer’s Liability Insurance. All staff operate to the highest standard for your peace of mind.