Select Plants Ltd was founded in March 1996 and was originally based in East Goscote, Leicestershire till moving to larger purpose built premises in October 1999 just outside the village of Harby in the Vale of Belvoir, Leicestershire.

The Select team:
Dave Herring: (Director, Nursery & Stock control) has been in horticulture since 1983 starting work growing bulbs and was the senior Buyer at Worth Trees before setting up Select Plants Ltd in 1996.

Gerard Hulsebos: (Director, Finance & Logistics) came over from Holland in 1988 started work growing trees at Coles Nurseries and later moved to growing roses before joining Dave Herring in 1996 to set up Select Plants Ltd.

Stuart Gray: (Director, Sales & Marketing) joined Select Plants in 1997. After leaving college in 1978 he worked for EFG, Worth Trees and Barcham Trees building up lots of experience in all aspects of hardy nursery stock and landscaping.

Paul Baker: (Nursery/Dispatch Manager) joined Select Plants in 1999 after 11 years of growing roses.

Angela Wiggins: (Sales administrator) joined Select Plants in 1999 after 9 years working for a horticultural mail order company.

Steve Wilkinson: (Nursery & Dispatch) joined Select Plants in 2005 after leaving college.