James Sharp

James Sharp
Job Title: 
Director, Head Gardener and Lead Arborist
Date Joined: 
Founded Kent Gardening 2011
Likes: 
Good food, Action / Disaster Movies, Reading, Coffee
Dislikes: 
Excuses, Poor Service, Bad Weather, Stress
Favourite Plant: 
Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides)
Hobbies: 
Enjoying Family Time, Gardening, Watching YouTube
Qualifications: 
  • BTEC First Diploma in Horticulture - Distinction - Hadlow College
  • BTEC National Diploma in Horticulture - Distinction - Hadlow College
  • City & Guilds NPTC PA1 - Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides
  • City & Guilds NPTC PA6A - Safe Application of Pesticides using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment
  • City & Guilds NPTC CS30 - Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross cutting
  • City & Guilds NPTC CS31 - Fell & Process Trees upto 380mm
  • City & Guilds NPTC CS32 - Fell & Process Trees over 380mm
  • City & Guilds NPTC CS38 - Climb Tree & Perform Aerial Rescue
  • City & Guilds NPTC CS39 - Use Of Chainsaw from Rope & Harness
  • City & Guilds NPTC CS41 - Aerial Tree Rigging
  • City & Guilds NPTC - Safe Use of Brush-cutters and Trimmers
  • City & Guilds NPTC - Safe Use of Handheld Hedge Cutters
  • Lantra Training Award Use Of Wood Chippers
  • Ladder Association - Ladder and Step Ladder User and Inspector
  • IPAF Operation of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) - Cat 1b Static Boom & Cat 3b Mobile Boom
  • Level 1 First Aid at Work

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Some of our clients include

  • Domestic Clients Across Kent
    Domestic Clients Across Kent
  • Cummins Power Generation
    Cummins Power Generation
  • The Milk House Pub
    The Milk House Pub
  • The Barrow House Pub
    The Barrow House Pub
  • Paddock Wood Town Council
    Paddock Wood Town Council
  • Ashford School
    Ashford School
  • Ashton Burkinshaw Lettings
    Ashton Burkinshaw Lettings
  • Estates & Management Ltd
    Estates & Management Ltd