Howard Bentley and Steve Eggleton

Howard (left) and Steve (right) have both always had a passion for the horticultural industry and have amassed a wealth of experience, spanning more than 50 years combined, across all facets of plant breeding, production and sales throughout their careers. Having completed his training at the renowned Burnley Horticultural College in Melbourne, Steve brings a scientific base to breeding projects. This, when combined, with Howard’s diverse and extensive global plant knowledge has developed a culture of vision, patience and dedication in developing unique plants with outstanding performance to suit a wide range of applications.

Steve and Howard are mentors for many younger horticulturists in their team and are generous in sharing their vast amount of knowledge, skills and experience. The results of Howard and Steve's hard work and inspiration are evident in the many outstanding new varieties they have bought to life through PGA InnovaBred.