About Us

Lawn and Turf Care was set up in 2011 by Jem Fox. Originally designed for lawn care only, customer demand soon meant that the services offered were expanded into the horticultural sector, with garden maintenance playing a greater role.

Lawn and Turf Care now has a growing client base in the Reading area maintaining all sizes of gardens to a high standard.

Jem is a qualified A1 Assessor in Horticulture and currently assesses students for the Berkshire College of Agriculture.

He has prepared sports turf and given consultancy advice to a range of semi-pro and professional sports clubs. He also has fine turf experience of cricket and tennis courts, bowling greens and croquet lawns.

Jem has a background in professional horticulture - he is a former Head Grounds Manager for Reading FC, working at the Madejski Stadium. He also project-managed the construction of the new training ground facility.

His experience in professional turf care includes Premier League Football Pitch Management, winning FA Head Grounds man of the year for Reading FC.

He has prepared pitches for professional football and Rugby clubs including Reading FC, Swindon Town FC, Queens Park Rangers FC, Watford FC, Wycombe Wanderers FC, Wolverhampton Wanderers FC and London Irish Rugby Club, Wasps Rugby Club, Saracens Rugby Club, Oxford United FC, London Welsh Rugby, Reading Town FC and worked on a consultancy basis for Richmond Rugby Club.

Jem has a BTEC National Diploma in Sports Turf Management and holds certificates PA1 / PA6A / PA2A in the safe use of pesticides and herbicides. He also has a National Proficiency Tests Council certificate in the safe use of pesticides.

He is an active member of the Institute of Groundsman.

At Lawn and Turf Care, our customers come first, that's why they're always satisfied with the end result. Jem is always happy to give tips and advice on taking care of your garden before and after work has been carried out.

With Lawn and Turf Care, you can be guaranteed local, experienced and reliable gardening with a full public liability insurance cover.