We are advocates of a type of integrated pest management (IPM)
that goes beyond the pests themselves and considers carefully which crop
or garden plant suits a particular site well.
example, we choose to grow native plants, because they actually grow
better in our location than most introduced plants. As another example we use our
different nursery sites and consider their particular individual advantages very
carefully to increase our range of plants, rather than spraying out pests.
In other words we suit the crop to the spot and don't try to do it the
other way around.
specialist skills evolve around this principle of
for other nurseries throughout New Zealand
do consultancy on ecological issues and sustainability issues. We
are leaders in the field of ecological restoration. We work with
alternative forestry methods that are very light on the ground.
large scale jobs we prefer to set up an on-site nursery.
addition we are actively involved in current environmental issues at many
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