PO/BOF Panel information

PO/BOF Panel information

Protected Ornamentals and Bulbs and Outdoor Flowers Panel

These panels consist of representatives elected by levy payers, and where appropriate, independent experts are co-opted to provide technical advice. Invitations are also extended to appropriate trade body representatives.
The schedule for the Protected Ornamentals and Bulbs and Outdoor Flowers Meetings is currently as follows (minutes of the open session of previous meetings are available to download after they have been approved by all parties at the subsequent meeting)





03 November 2015
Spalding Horticultural Training Group, Mallard Road, Spalding, PE12 6ND
03 February 2016
AHDB Board Room, Stoneleigh Park, kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2TL
13 July 2016
Arthur Rank Centre, Stoneleigh Park, CV8 2LG
01 November 2016
Reaseheath College, CW5 6DF


20 April 2017
AHDB Board Room, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire  CV8 2TL
02 November 2017
Eden Project, Bodelva, Par, PL24 2SG
10 April 2018 Chesford Grange Hotel & Conference Centre, Kenilworth, Warwickshire  CV8 2LD Passed Download
30 October 2018 Woodside Conference Centre Glasshouse Lane, Kenilworth CV8 2AL Passed Download
10 April 2019 TBC Pending Pending
30 October 2019 TBC Pending  Pending 


Panel Representation




Mike Mann  PANEL CHAIR and Board Member Click here
Georgina Key Panel Manager and Resource Management Scientist - Ornamentals Click here

Cathryn Lambourne

Crop Protection Senior Scientist - Bulbs

Click here
Wayne Brough Knowledge Exchange Manager - Ornamentals Click here

Gracie Emeny

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Bulbs

Click here


Elected members representing the interests of growers

Andrew Fuller

Pot plants (e.g. Orchids)

Neamelea Nursery, Horseshow Road, Spalding, Lincolnshire  PE11 3JB

T: 01775 768234

Mark Eves

Field cut flowers

PS & JE Ward, 76  New Roman Bank, Terrington St Clement, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, PE34 4HN

T: 01553 828 283

Gary Woodruffe

Bedding Plants (pack and pot grown)

Bordon Hill Nurseries, Bordon Hill, Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire  CV37 9RY

T: 07739 970108

Andrew Richards

Daffodils – South West

J.H Richards & SonsBar View Farm, 5 Bar View Lane, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 4AJ

T: 01736 753 309

Caroline Shove

Bedding plants (pack and pot grown)

Bryants Nurseries, Bovingdon, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP3 0LZ

T: 01442 832 232


Protected cut flowers


Vacancy  Bulbs  
Vacancy Bedding Plants (pack and pot grown)  


Technical & Scientific advisors








Invited Courtesy Panel Members

Lee Abbey

NFU, Warwickshire

T: 024 7685 8500


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