Warner's Nurseries

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About this organisation

Warner’s have spent the past 100 years outwardly encouraging and promoting the health and environmental benefits of green spaces. As a wholesale production nursery we have a long history of participation in the industry and a desire to unify the community into creating a more pleasant and sustainable environment.
From our founder, WR Warner, who in the 1930s as Lord Mayor of Camberwell encouraged the development of that city into the leafy green space we still enjoy, right through to our current Managing Director who assisted with the initiation of the 202020 Vision Project, we have a long held passion of wanting to create wonderful looking urban landscapes.
Recent ‘Greening’ projects include the Pop-up City of Melbourne Carpark Garden, Buddha Light Festival at Federation square, greening Southbank with Hassell for the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival; ( melbournefoodandwine.com.au ), heavy and continuous involvement in Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show; ( melbflowershow.com.au ), and registering a site for Clean Up Australia Day, encouraging staff participation in community events. ( warners.com.au ). 

Why we support the vision?

Warner’s understand the value of quality and appearance, every small amount of green space has an impact on the well-being of those it touches. We have supported the 202020 Vision project since its inception and believe that the Project is a great tool for encouraging changes in the publics’ perception of their environment. It conveys the message that green spaces benefit all communities and that creating them is a profitable long-term investment. Our industry’s primary focus should be on increasing the % of green space in the Urban Environment and The Vision has the potential to realise this through greater partnerships with builders, developers, councils and other corporate bodies.
Warners will continue to promote the social, health & well- being benefits of “greening cities” and follow the Vision through to its 2020 fruition.