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About Us


Hislop & Co Horticulture Ltd was founded in 2005 by Managing Director James Hislop with a team of two people. Our focus has always been, and continues to be, reliability, attention to detail, and a friendly, personable yet professional and knowledgeable service. We have a solid reputation in the industry for providing an exceptional level of service and we consider our people and clients along with the environment we work within, as our top priority, so that we build long lasting relationships, ensuring a sustainable and rewarding future.

The Company has grown significantly from the ambitious yet humble beginnings and now employs over 30 full time permanent members of staff and whilst the same principles still drive the business, our service delivery teams are now supported by a strong management structure and robust back office systems and processes.

Our broad client base includes private and public companies, estate and land agents, independent schools, prestigious hotels, business parks and property management companies, all of whom rely solely on our dedicated workforce to provide an efficient, cost effective and uninterrupted service. Currently, our service delivery spans Surrey, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and North London.

We focus on continually improving the quality of our service in order to provide the best experience for our clients and guarantee a sustainable future for our staff. We are 100% committed to employing, training and retaining the best people in the industry and to find new ways of becoming even more efficient and reducing our carbon footprint. We strive to be the number 1 horticultural company that everyone wants to be associated with!

Latest Machinery, Vehicles & Equipment Latest Machinery, Vehicles & Equipment

To provide our clients with an efficient, cost effective and uninterrupted service, we invest in the latest equipment to ensure that we have the best tools for the job. Every member of our team always attends site in a clean, modern vehicle and wearing smart, branded company uniform helping to reinforce the quality of the service we provide.

Fully Qualified Staff Fully Qualified Staff

Our staff are trained in horticulture and on-site staff are DBS checked and fully trained to use specialist equipment such as tractors and pedestrian mowers, chemical application and spraying equipment, chainsaws, hedge trimmers and pole saws.

Happy Clients Happy Clients

Our clients tell us that they appreciate the vast knowledge and expertise that we can bring to their gardens and estates, and the friendly, personable yet professional service that we offer. They also tell us that they are impressed that we listen to them and take time to understand their requirements and longer term objectives.

Innovation and Client Focus Innovation and Client Focus

Our commercial clients have highlighted our innovation and client support together with being mindful of their budget constraints. We focus on the best interests of our clients and believe in investing time into building a long term relationship with them.

With all of the above combined, we strive to deliver exceptional work with outstanding client service, at a competitive price.


Hislop & Co have been the main estate contractor since their initial appointment in 2010. We are extremely happy with the quality of service they provide. All their work is carried out with professionalism and attention to detail. Their staff are knowledgeable, hardworking and courteous. I would not hesitate to recommend their service and would be happy to answer any enquiries in regard to this matter.

Bursar Independent School, Herts

In my time of working with Hislop & Co I have found them to be a very professional and well managed company. The work carried out has been of a high quality and they have improved the aesthetics of the estate. I would have no issue in recommending them to potential employers and will be looking to put them on more estates that we manage.

Mr RF, Estates Managing Agent

I would highly recommend Hislop & Co. Their professional, reliable services have become a great asset to us. They have gone out of their way to help us on many occasions. Their standard of work has been nothing short of exceptional, especially as some of the jobs we have issued have been quite demanding and entailed making good other companies mistakes – which they have done with ease.

Estate Agent Hitchin