Inside Letchworth Garden City - March 2021 - Flipbook - Page 18
Each month, we bring you an interview that
features one of our amazing advertisers. This will
give you a more personal look look into who they
are and how they can help you with their services.
This month we meet David Hammond, from
What is your name and what is your company?
Sunshine Gardens (Baldock)
What services can you provide our readers?
Regular and reliable garden maintenance as well as one
off tidy ups and any landscaping jobs such a fencing,
patios and new lawns.
How long have you been operating?
Started in 1992, so 28 years
What was your mission at the outset?
To provide a reliable service. The gardening industry
suffers from being unreliable. Not answering phone
calls, going missing for long periods of time. Clients need
to know that you are going to turn up when promised
and not left hanging. We provide a professional service
second to none in this area.
How have you grown?
We started part time back in the day to supplement my
full time job and have grown into having four full time
teams that carry out all the work.
How many employees does the company have?
We have a full time and one part time.
What areas do you cover?
We cover from Sandy north of the A1(M) down to
Knebworth in the south and all towns and villages in
What is unique about sunshine gardens?
I’ll say it again but it’s been reliable. No ifs and buts, we
turn when we promised (unless “him upstairs” decides
to dump a ton of snow or rain on us!) that’s why we
have lasted 28 years and become the No. 1 garden
maintenance company in this area.
Tell us something interesting about yourself?
I’m 58 years old and have lived in Baldock all my life. I
love the town and the people in it. My claim to fame was
being on of the smallest goalkeepers in the area (I’m 5’5”
on a good day) but the youth team I played for won many
leagues and cups. I also got an ‘O’ level in drama back in
the day, but not trod the boards since leaving school.
Favourite meal and beverage to accompany it?
Ohh tough one, you can’t beat a curry and a pint on a
Saturday night after a round of golf but it has to be a
Where can we all find out more about Sunshine
Instagram and Inside magazine or just call us, we don’t
We offer a free site visit and you will receive your written
quotation within 48 hours of your visit. You can make
changes to the quote online or by a phone call. We love
transforming gardens and the difference we can make
is stunning (even if we say so ourselves). Now many
of us our coming out of lockdown but not flying away
anywhere soon, let us give you a garden you can enjoy
your “staycation” in this year. You’re only a phone call
away and myself and my team are ready to tackle your