ABOUT US

FLORA R.S.A. NURSERY

Is a wholesale nursery situated on the northern slope of the Magaliesburg range at De Wildt, Pretoria.  The Nursery was founded in July 1983.  Originally known as Patryshoek Nursery, we specialized in rare cycads at some stage.  In 1999 the Nursery changed its name to Flora R.S.A. Nursery and we specialized in the production of indigenous trees, shrubs, flowers, ground covers, aloes and succulents. Our main business now is to supply BLACK GOLD COMPOST and SUPERSOIL to the Wholesale and Retail market.

We have dedicated staff that are friendly and focused on client service.

OUR MISSION

Is to be South Africa’s main supplier of BLACK GOLD COMPOST and SUPERSOIL.  We strive to educate our clients, in conjunction with our workforce, in the utilization of our.

OUR VISION

Is to train our workforce in their respective positions so that they can become specialists and improve and uplift their own lifestyle.  It is our vision to be a model nursery that incorporates the latest technology where applicable.

KEY MANAGEMENT POSITIONS

Owner and Director:

  • Kobus Oosthuyzen

Top Management

  • Frans Nkuna – Farm Manager: He is the Responsible for the supervision over the farm staff, and sees that production flows.

Middle Management

  • Juan Woest – Sales: He is responsible for client service, quotes, orders and deliveries and office admin.
  •                           – Also Human Resources: He works with Salaries, and all personnel matters.

WORKFORCE

Flora R.S.A. Nursery has a workforce of 10 people, all dedicated to help build a company that all can be proud of. Nominated staff goes on annual training for first aid and safety courses. There are specialists, like the front loader operators, tractor drivers and truck drivers.

OUR TARGET MARKET

Our target market are Nurseries, Landscapers, Landscape Contractors, Plant Brokers, Municipalities, the Mining Industry and Township/Residential Developers but we also have a Retail Section for the Public. We have supplied numerous major projects like: Kolonnade, Monte Casino, Carnival City, Misty Hills, the City of Tshwane. Golf Estates like Silverlakes, Mooikloof, Eagle Canyon, Jackals Creek The greening of Soweto Project of Joburg City Parks and more.

DELIVERIES

Our delivery fleet consists of an eight ton truck and two utility vehicles. Whenever we deliver large quantities of Compost we make use of a contractor with 34 ton trucks to deliver orders. We deliver country-wide and and strive to deliver on time to meet our client’s deadline and budget.

COMPOST

We produce our BLACK GOLD COMPOST and SUPERSOIL ourselves. It is ideal to to use it on your grass applying a thin layer or mix in with your own soil or when planting plants, you can also work it into your garden.

 

GROWING MEDIUM

Our growing medium is mixed by ourselves. We currently have two steer skid loaders and a front end loader that we use for mixing compost and the growing mediums. The planting mix consists of Topsoil, and Compost. A slow release fertilizer is also added. You can plant your plants directly into the medium, use it as a layer before planting your grass and leveling your lawn afterwards.

WATER ON THE NURSERY

We have two boreholes, two cement dams and then a natural spring.

AFFILIATES

  •     Voortrekker Monument Horticultural Committee
  •     Botanical Society
  •     Cycad Society
  •     Agri-Seta Compliancy
  •     Black Economical Empowerment
  •     South African Revenue Services
  •     Basic Condition of Employment Act