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A Potted History of Ashwood Nurseries:1967-1969
Posted on Saturday 11th March 2017
The Early Years: 1967-1969
In 1967 Joseph and Hilda Massey acquired Ashwood Nurseries from Harry and Dora Beach. Their son John, aged 18, was still at school while Tony Cartwright at 15 years old was already working there part-time: after school, at weekends and during his school holidays.
Ashwood Nurseries is commemorating its 50th Anniversary this year. 2017 certainly promises to be a year of both celebration and nostalgia, looking back at the milestones and achievements during the fifty years since John Massey acquired the nursery.
John Massey (right) with plant breeder Philip ...