We’re a family run business owned and operated by husband and wife team Calum and Rebekah Hughes, who funnily enough first met while working in a local garden centre before starting University and they’ve been together ever since!
Calum established Green Republic in 2010, after spending his whole working career in the industry. The majority of this time was spent working on the tools as a landscaper and landscape designer.
Over time Calum saw that many landscapers were proficient in certain areas but often one dimensional as a whole and not able to offer design advice or make creative changes on the go. From early on the skills gained and qualifications earned were a strategic move. Part of a plan to create a company that clients needed and expected, a company that can bend and adapt, listen and execute and collaborate with clients.
Rebekah was there from the start and already had a successful career in business management that she enjoyed. While we individually formed our own careers it was always the long-term goal to work together again and run the company as a family orientated business. It wasn’t until the arrival of our kids that Rebekah officially came on board full-time and we can now truly call ourselves a family business.