'From little seeds grow mighty trees'
"We can’t save the world by playing by the rules, because the rules have to be changed. Everything needs to change – and it has to start today." Greta Thunberg
"I work in this industry due the variability, and with R&D I am able to have a hand in new initiatives to provide a better product and help improve sustainability and efficiency throughout the Nursery. ”
“I was drawn to R&D and providing technical consultation for the nursery business because no two days are the same."
“I work in the industry for the satisfaction of working hard and the love of the outdoors. Plus, I enjoy the large variety of jobs I do year-round."
“It is such a rewarding job working with plants. You get to see the results of your work as they grow, and it is satisfying knowing that my work has such a positive impact on the restoration and enhancement of native areas.”
“Plant production is a growing industry in every sense of the word. For me, It’s exciting to work alongside all sorts of people on plant supply projects across the South Island. "
"What I love about working in the horticultural industry is, the variety of work, something new every day! There’s so much to learn, and everyone is welcoming and so kind."
"Plants and technology have always been a passion of mine, so working in the industry and bringing my customers value has allowed me to follow my passion."
"After spending five years in the café industry, my passion for plants and wanting to extend my horticulture knowledge lead me into a career in the plant production industry"
“I have a passion for all things nursery related with a particular interest in propagation of new and exciting species."
“Whether you have a passion for regenerative planting, plant tissue culture labs, houseplants, flowers or the home garden you can find something that suits you in the plant production industry."
"I have found gardening to be one of the best teachers. It can and has taught me patience, perseverance, responsibility and hope."
"Sow a seed, Grow a future"