Meet the team

Richard JellName Richard Jell

Job Title Owner


  • Trained at Pershore Horticultural College in Worcestershire
  • Plant production at James Coles Nurseries in Leicester
  • Horticultural Lecturer and Centre Manager at Moulton College

Interesting Fact

Richard has cycled from John O' Groats to Lands End and Geneva to Milan for charity.

He was also once press ganged into singing 'Like a Virgin' at a karaoke bar in Stratford, Canada.


Dan PloscarName Dan Ploscar

Job Title Centre Manager


  • Supported special needs clients in horticultural workplaces
  • 5 years experience at Richard's Plants

Interesting Fact

Dan is a keen sportsman and like playing football regularly and fitness training.

His favourite food is pizza and ice cream but not together!

He once competed in an online gaming competition and won £100.


MollyName Molly Parkin

Job Title Plant Care


  • The youngest member of the team
  • Since the successful completion of her A Levels, Molly is now a full time member of staff and currently studying RHS in Horticulture Level 2.
  • Been with the Richard's Plants team for 3 years
  • Looks after plant production, potting and general plant care

Interesting Fact

Molly enjoys playing sport including hockey and rounders.

She has played the guitar since she was 4 years old.


Olly GarwoodName Olly Garwood

Job Title Weekend Assistant


  • Olly has been with us for a year now helping us every weekend
  • Studying for a Diploma in Bricklaying at Moulton College

Interesting Fact

Olly loves football and music. He also once lost a bet and had to do 50 sit ups in his boxers on the top of Mount Snowdon in the snow.