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We support and cultivate a sustainable economy and culture, we find inspiration in nature and believe that nature is not just something to cherished but something to emulate as a model of sustainability. We know that healthy environment and healthy economy are closely linked.

We are committed to working towards these ends by stating our values and acting as agents of change in our families, friends, associates and the whole wider community.

We pledge to practice our individual commitment to sustainability and aim to steer society in a more sustainable direction for the benefit of generations to come

We have a super green product, we have produced more than three million plants successfully and our typical clients are as diverse as:  
 

  • Revegetation Projects

  • Farmers

  • Wetlands Conservationists

  • Commercial Landscapers

  • Local Bodies

  • Property Developers

  • Residential Property Owners

  • Nurseries and Garden Centres

COMPANY HISTORY:

Forest Floor Ltd is a company owned and directed by Simon Vallings.

The formation of the nursery was conceived in 1993 and has now developed into a well established and sustainable company. Primarily through the experience and enthusiasm of its principals and the team of professionals the company employs, the nursery has gained an enviable profile and reputation for the propagation and supply of high quality, healthy native plants at remarkably economical prices.  Satellite propagation areas are also leased under contract.  

FUTURE GOALS:

Simon is keen to impart his enthusiasm for New Zealandís natural wealth.   He aims to develop widespread recognition of the long-term benefits that native flora and fauna can bring to our existing and ultimate ecological environments. 

SKILLS PROFILE:

We are specialist native plant seed collectors.  We have been carefully observing plants provenances and natural habitats throughout New Zealand and its offshore islands for decades. We have a practical understanding of most plantsí particular needs as well as being skilled in methods of planting, establishment, pruning, nutrient requirements and, when necessary, eradication. . 

Page last updated: 05/11/09

 

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