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Michelton Life Cycle Housing Landscape Project

Michelton Life Cycle Housing Landscape Project Case Study

The time had come for one of our clients, a landscaping contractor, to complete the new building project at Michelton Life Cycle Housing with the installation of gardens and walkways. Antz Plants was there to help; we know from firsthand experience, what landscaper’s expectations are of the plant material required for landscape architectural projects.

What the client needed
  • Plants that required little maintenance and were suitable for urban environments.
  • A variety of ground covers, small shrubs and tufting plants.
  • Large quantities of each plant species.
  • Availability of stock within eight weeks of order confirmation.
  • Plants with mature root systems and ready for planting to ensure a high survival rate after planting.
  • Client’s plant schedule included some varieties we didn’t have in stock.
  • Stock required in 140mm and 200mm pots
What challenges the project presented
  • We didn’t have enough stock of some varieties at the time of enquiry/confirmation order.
  • Time line for contract growing was very tight.
  • Keep within the landscaper’s budget.
  • Not all the plants on the clients schedule were Antz stock items.
  • Sourcing of some tube stock to contract grow.
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.
  • Production team managed propagation and maintained stock through to completion providing high quality plants.
  • Used our cutting edge methodologies to provide very fast growth habits to meet project deadlines.
  • Supplied all plants on time, on budget and on specific dates.

End Result

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
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