• About Us

    Greenfingers was established in 1968 by Reg Rishworth, the father of the current owners. He established the company to supply the gardening, horticultural and agricultural markets in the Eastern and Southern Capes. During the over 50 years of operation, Greenfingers has represented many of the major suppliers in the industry. Today Greenfingers main business focus is the wholesale supply of a, very comprehensive, range of crop protection products, fertilizers, tools & accessories, seeds & bulbs, hydroponic & agricultural products, etc. Greenfingers also stock a large range of organic and environmentally friendly products.

     

    Wenkem SA (Pty) Ltd is a member of CropLife SA and Greenfingers, being part of the Wenkem distribution network, is committed to, and honours, the visions and ideals of CropLife SA. The vision of CropLife SA is ‘to be the absolute proponent of responsible production, distribution and application of crop protection, biotechnology and public health solutions across the entire value chain and will continue to enable our members to be providers of environmentally compatible solutions that ensure sustainable, safe and affordable food production, and therefore food security, in South Africa’.

    The teams:

    Management team:

     

    Mike Rishworth

    Managing Director

    B.Comm.(Hons) – Rhodes

     

    Hilton Rishworth

    Sales & Technical Director

    Since March 1991

    B.Sc.(Hons) Cum Laude – NMMU

    M.Sc Agric.(Horticulture) – Stellenbosch University

    Crop Adviser Number 2376

     

    Sales, administration & logistics team:

     

    Ruth Goliath

    Sales & Administration

    Since March 2003

     

    Natasha Harrison

    Sales & Administration

    Since September 2007

     

    Derrick Mpupa

    Warehousing & Logistics

    Since October 2006

     

    Jeffrey Booysen

    Warehousing & Logistics

    Since July 1997

     

    Vernon Meyer

    Warehousing & Logistics

    Since July 2001