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Green Wall Project Case Study

Antz Plants were approached by a company based in Brisbane who specialise in green-wall design and installation. As it was the ‘busy season’ for our industry, this company was looking to find a nursery who was capable of potting and supplying plants for the wall. When approached, the team at Antz had very limited experience in potting and handling green-wall plants and potting media. After some thorough research and engaging with those familiar to the industry, we commenced a grow on program. 4 months later, Antz Plants supplied 5 thousand plants for one of the largest out-door green-walls in Queensland.

What the client needed

  • Plants that were suitable for growing on a green-wall.
  • Hardy plants that were capable of full sun exposure.
  • Large quantities of each plant species.
  • Availability of stock within 4 months of placing the order.
  • Plants to be potted into suitable green-wall media.
  • Client’s plant schedule included some varieties we were not familiar with.
  • Stock required in green-wall pots.

What challenges the project presented

  • Working to a building contractors time constraint.
  • Unfamiliar with handling green-wall pots and potting media.
  • Sourcing large quantities of the plants required.
  • Finding room in our nursery to store an additional 5 thousand pots.
  • Ensuring the plants remained healthy throughout winter.

What we did

  • Maintained close communication with all parties involved throughout the project.
  • Propagated more stock to fulfill required quantities by the expected delivery date.
  • Used our extensive network system to source tube stock of plants we don’t usually grow.  These were potted on according to the client’s plant schedule.
  • Supplied all plants on time, on budget and on specific dates.




About Antz Plants

We are committed to growing quality plants constantly satisfying our customers. We specialize in plants suitable for landscape and urban environments. Many of the varieties that we grow are non-evasive, hardy, drought resistant, frost tolerant and low maintenance.

Business Details

Address: 67 Alberton Rd, Alberton, Queensland 4207
Postal Address: PO Box 2068, Tingalpa, Queensland 4173
Phone: (07) 3807 3571
Fax: (07) 3275 1720

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