Welcome to Quince a fresh approach to Horticulture. We offer horticultural consultancy working with commercial business and training providers across the UK. Our senior consultant, Adrian Stockdale C Hort FCIHort, FLS, is highly experienced in teaching, assessing and verification within the Horticultural Industry. Having previously worked in industry, Adrian has spent the last eleven years delivering Horticultural programmes to degree level. Before setting up Quince Adrian worked at leading land-based colleges. At Moulton College he was Senior Lecturer in Horticulture and prior to that at Capel Manor College where he was Regents Park Co-ordinator at its inception. Adrian is acknowledged with setting up and curating the Theodore Payne Collection, the only garden solely dedicated to Californian native plants in the UK. The collection houses around fifty taxa associated with Theodore Payne. Quince offers advice and training, please leave your details in the contact form below to see how we can benefit your business.
Quince are pleased to announce working with Sainsbury’s and Staffline to fulfil the training and assessing needs for the Sainsbury’s Horticulture Apprenticeship Scheme. For further details please visit; Sainsbury’s Apprentice
Quince are undertaking internal quality assurance for Linden Management on their work based Horticulture and Trees and Timber programmes.
Initial results from the Moulton College lettuce trial look interesting. For further details please follow the link; Phytolux case studies
Quince are pleased to recognise the achievement of City & Guilds qualification and announce that Adrian Stockdale has been given permission to use the City & Guilds logo. For further information Continue Reading →