About Kingdom Végétal

Kingdom Végétal is a family-run business owned by Gary and Nikki McArthur who have lived in Escanecrabe with their 5 children since 2004.

The McArthur family

Gary McArthur – Director

Gary McArthur
Gary has a HND in Amenity Horticulture, a BSc (honours) Degree in Landscape Management and over 30 years of practical experience in the Horticultural trade. He has been employed in Garden Centre Management, ran a Landscape Gardening Company in the UK and for 10 years before moving to France he worked as a Lecturer at Hadlow College (a subsidiary of Greenwich University) where he initially taught Retail Horticulture and Business studies to staff of several different major Garden Centre chains, he then went on to run the Landscape Management Degree.

Nikki McArthur – Office Manager

Nikki McArthur
Nikki is responsible for keeping the administrative side of the business running smoothly including accounts, estimates, plans, advertising and marketing. She worked as a PA for many years and ran the office side of their Landscape Gardening Company in the UK and finally worked as an IT Trainer before moving to France.

She combines her work at the Garden Centre with her voluntary role as International Relations Representative for Blagnac based Charity RASI-RINE coordinating container aid to refugees