Meet the team

Meet the team

Here at Location Landscapes we're passionate about everything we do: soft landscaping and maintainance from the smallest city garden to the largest country estate. With over 100 years experience between us we like to think we know what we're doing!

Charles Blumlein

Charles Blumlein

Charles studied at Sparsholt and Merrist Wood Colleges. Charles has gained many years of horticulture knowledge working in historical gardens, nurseries and landscapes companies over the past 30 years. Charles has specialised in soft landscaping and maintenance for over 20 years. Charles has worked on various RHS show gardens, including Chelsea and Hampton Court. Charles lives with his wife in Petersfield and enjoys rugby, theatre and travel.

Tracey Harding

Tracey Harding

Tracey started in the landscape industry 15 years ago as an accounts manager. At Location Landscapes she is responsible for the accounts, HR, admin and all aspects of running the Location office. Tracey loves going on adventure trips now her children have flown the nest.

Sam Day

Sam Day

Sam studied Horticulture at Merrist Wood College for 3 years before taking a job with a landscaping company in 1999.   Sam’s love of plants steered him to soft landscaping and garden maintenance where he has worked on many interesting and large projects over the years. His skills have also been utilised creating various RHS Chelsea Flower Show gardens over the years. Sam lives in Guildford with his wife and two children and enjoys cycling and martial arts in his spare time.

Richard Ashcroft

Richard Ashcroft

Richard studied at Merrist Wood, and since then has gained over 20 years experience through both hard and soft landscaping with various companies. Richard is drawn to the natural world, and this reflects in his love of gardening. In his spare time Richard loves photography and painting, he is also a big rugby and cricket fan. He met his wife Louise at art college and they live with their two children in Midhurst.

Jon Harrington

Jon Harrington

Jon started an apprenticeship in horticulture with Hillier Nurseries in 1998. During Jon’s 15 years at Hillier’s he was part of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show team that won a gold medal for many consecutive years. All through Jon’s career he has had a love of gardens and plants, he especially enjoys maintenance jobs and making a garden shine at its best whatever the time of year. Jon lives with his wife and daughter and is also a huge fan of Doctor Who.

Glen Saunders

Glen Saunders

Glen studied horticulture at Capel Manor College for 3 years. He has worked on many aspects of horticulture including ornamental parks in London and tree surgery. Glen lives on the south coast and enjoys spending time with his 3 children and loves sport.

Alex Stunell

Alex Stunell

Alex started his horticulture career in Portugal specialising in Mediterranean gardens. When he returned to the UK he continued his horticulture career in estate maintenance before joining Location Landscapes. Alex enjoys weekends around the countryside on his motor bike.

Zack Riglesford

Zack Rigelsford

Zack has recently completed an apprenticeship with Location Landscapes and studied horticulture at Sparsholt College. Zack is continuing to improve his skills and plant knowledge with in-house training. Zack enjoys travel with his family.

Guy Stefell-Flint

Guy Steffell-Flint

Guy is an apprentice currently studying horticulture at Sparsholt College. Guy is loving all aspects of horticulture and working in the great outdoors. Guy lives with his family and is a musician in his spare time.