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A family

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Family is everything, and in these businesses a new generation has stepped up to take the family business to a new level. 

Meet six next-generation growers and read more about their ambitions and motivations.

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NURSERY: Vivero Sala Graupera

Generations: Albert Sala (3rd generation) and his father (2nd generation)

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“I like the cultivation of ornamental plants in its essence, and as a business.“

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Horticulture is very much in the Bodsworth blood. 

Generations: Gwynne & Roberta Bodsworth (1st generation) and Will & Kylie Bodsworth (2nd generation)

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Company: Hedging Plants Direct, a subsidiary of Original Landscape Designs

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Generations: Leonardo Capitanio (31), 2nd generation

NURSERY: Capitanio Stefano Società Agricola SAS

It took two years simply to understand where we were with the nursery. 

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Generations: Ilse Jochems, 23,
2nd generation

NURSERY: Jochems-Van Opstal, the Netherlands

We still have plenty of things to figure out, like how the workload will be divided. 

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Generations: Andrew Tayler (43),
2nd generation

The process back then was essential so that everyone, the staff, dad, and myself, knew what was happening. 

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NURSERY: Rainbow Park Nurseries, New Zealand

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Generations: Father Jordi (middle) and sons Jordi (left) and Xavier Gaxas (right)

NURSERY: Cultius Gaxas

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Achieving a good product that satisfies the end customer is very rewarding. 

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header.jpg
A family

matter

Meet six next-generation growers and read more about their ambitions and motivations.

Family is everything, and in these businesses a new generation has stepped up to take the family business to a new level. 

foto1
spanje

NURSERY: Vivero Sala Graupera

Generations: Albert Sala (3rd generation) and his father (2nd generation)

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“I like the cultivation of ornamental plants in its essence, and as a business.“

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Horticulture is very much in the Bodsworth blood. 

middel_2_copy.png

Company: Hedging Plants Direct, a subsidiary of Original Landscape Designs

Generations: Gwynne & Roberta Bodsworth (1st generation) and Will & Kylie Bodsworth (2nd generation)

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New group (copy)

It took two years simply to understand where we were with the nursery. 

NURSERY: Capitanio Stefano Società Agricola SAS

Generations: Leonardo Capitanio (31), 2nd generation

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The process back then was essential so that everyone, the staff, dad, and myself, knew what was happening. 

NURSERY: Rainbow Park Nurseries, New Zealand

Generations: Andrew Tayler (43),
2nd generation

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We still have plenty of things to figure out, like how the workload will be divided. 

NURSERY: Jochems-Van Opstal, the Netherlands

Generations: Ilse Jochems, 23,
2nd generation

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Achieving a good product that satisfies the end customer is very rewarding. 

NURSERY: Cultius Gaxas

Generations: Father Jordi (middle) and sons Jordi (left) and Xavier Gaxas (right)

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