The Me, My Spade and I team is made of up passionate professionals with decades of experience designing, installing and maintaining gardens and estates of all sizes. Read a little about some of the key, full-time team members below, who are regularly supported by a variety of specialists and other temporary staff.

Our company ethos is based on being friendly, professional and approachable. Our staff, who stay with us, are experienced in working in prestigious estates and for high profile clients, where discretion and professionalism are essential.

Our Valuable Team Members

Tom Nicholas
Tom NicholasFounder
Tom founded Me, My Spade and I in 2003 and immediately hit the ground running with a large country garden, that we still maintain to this day. Family has always been an important factor for Tom and as the company has grown, various family members have been and remain involved in the business..
Tom has a keen eye for all things relating to gardens and is extremely passionate about the gardening industry. He strives to provide the best possible service with a professional and friendly attitude. Tom is not scared to take on big challenges and has a real knack for garden design, especially country gardens, often encompassing some quirky ideas.
Rod Nicholas
Rod Nicholas
Rod is Tom’s father and has worked for Me, My Spade and I full-time for 7 years. He has great traditional work ethics, excelling in handyman type jobs. Rod worked as a mechanic before working for Me, My Spade and I so is invaluable when it comes to running a small fleet of vans and maintaining our machinery in top condition, ready to go at any time. Rod also provides training and advice for the younger members of the team.
Joe Nicholas
Joe Nicholas
Joe is Tom’s younger brother and has worked for Me, My Spade and I for 3 years. He’s a lawn specialist, great at mowing and creating the ‘wow’ effect with striping. Joe is meticulous when working through herbaceous borders and embraces the challenge of tidying gardens to bring them to the best. He has a variety of gardens that he maintains regularly for our clients.
Shane Walker
Shane Walker
Shane is our youngest team member and embraces everything that we do. He is an enthusiastic team member, and is learning about the industry well. With a hard working attitude and willing to take on a challenge, we are sure that he will become a great gardener.
Ian Gillan
Ian Gillan
Ian is a keen industry professional who joined Me, My Spade and I this Spring and has worked in the industry for 9 years.He has extensive horticultural qualifications and experience in all aspects of the industry. Iann also proudly holds a digger license helping with our larger projects. Iann has a passion for the industry and strives to help our company grow.
William Wright
William Wright
William is our newest team member fresh from studying business development in college. He has joined us this summer and is proving to be an invaluable enthusiastic team member who is thriving in a new outdoor environment,as well as being involved in growing a thriving company.
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