ABOUT PLANTWISE
Products & Services

Consulting

With over 18 years of industry experience, Plantwise offers their expertise in all fields of landscaping, land rehabilitation and landscaping construction from concept to finished product. With the environment first and foremost on their minds, their designs and projects incorporate water wise and indigenous planting and layout wherever possible. Experts in material and plant choice for the job they are the ultimate group to consult on integration or permanent structures, water features, irrigation, lighting and tree and plant coverage. Plantwise pride themselves in personal service focused directly at their clients’ needs and situation, creating very happy clients and their own word of mouth advertising.

 

Plant Brokering

Plantwise not only have their own extensive busy nursery, Tswellapele Nursery for supply to other companies and clients, but also to provide a consistent flow of material for their own landscaping and development projects. Plantwise are also professional plant brokers, researching, sourcing and obtaining plants from all areas from top suppliers of all varieties right down to rarities for clients globally.

 

Plant Exports

From small groundcovers to 20 foot full grown palm trees, Plantwise undertakes small to massive exports to the USA, China and the UAE with great success. They also provide consulting services for logistics, handling, customs, marketing and selling of the exported plants. They have also been involved hands on in the replanting of these in what may be considered desert areas in the middle east, deeming them in high regard by the Royal Family in Abu Dhabi.

        

Landscaping

Plantwise own landscaping team and preferred partners have a string of successful projects on a small and large scale under their belt, displaying creativity, ingenuity, determination and skill in delivering on time and within budget anywhere in the world.

 

Quality Assurance

With their vision "To utilize only qualified and motivated staff that would lead to excellence and perfection" has stood Plantwise in good stead.

Plantwise runs and objective evidence based Quality Management System based on the requirements of the GlobalGap and ISO 9001:2000 safety and quality system. This ensures that Plantwise effectively meets safety, customer and legal requirements every day.

All of these products and services, if not self-originated, have been sourced from top reputable suppliers and manufacturers that also meet quality standards often imposed upon them by Plantwise, to ensure a chain of excellence.

From indigenous ground covers and plants right up to fully grown trees and exotics, every aspect in the chain of growth and harvesting undergoes experienced scrutiny.

With a history of client satisfaction with service and quality delivery, Plantwise now grow their brand with confidence.

 

Community Social Responsibility Involvement

As in all developing countries, development of local labour, both skilled and unskilled from both rural and urban areas is of utmost importance. As a member of the steering committee for the new product development for the specific development of Black Entrepreneurs in the agricultural sector, Plantwise acts as a mentor for the young and new entrepreneurs. This programme runs in conjunction with the SA Department of Agriculture, DTI, ARC, SAFEC and Directorate of Plant Production.

CEO Jenneth Prinsloo's expertise in the development programme is also to assist in the export growth path and to become sustainable, globally competitive and to contribute to economic development and job creation in South Africa. As a leader in her field, she assists on a continuous basis within her regional industry in both training of new entrepreneurs and initiating competitions and programmes for awareness of the environment and its importance. Skills transfer is also a key objective for Plantwise when working on a project and employee epwp workers together with a skeleton supervisory staff. Individuals are selected within their potential fields in which they seem to excel and mentored to improve.

Plantwise believe holistically in sustainability and adage "Give them a fishing rod, not a fish".

Achievements & Awards
  • 2004 Exporter of the Year Award;
  • Africa SMME Awards 2005 - 3rd place;
  • 2005/2006 Mogale City Business Achiever of the year Award: Farming & Agriculture;
  • 2006 South Africa SMME Awards: Trade Sector - 1st place;
  • 2006 South Africa SMME Awards: Industrial Sector - 2nd place;
  • 2007 Finalist: Nedbank Business Woman Achiever: Gauteng Entrepreneur;
  • 2007 Stevie Awards for Woman in Business: Runner up: Best Entrepreneur (In Las Vegas);
  • 2007 Stevie Awards for Woman in Business: Runner up: Best Entrepreneur in EMEA;
  • 2007 Mogale City Winner - Woman Overall Entrepreneur;
  • 2007 Mogale City - Runner up: Medium Business;
  • 2007 Finalist: Best Export;
  • 2008 Mogale City Business Achiever Winner: Horticulture;
  • 2008 Stevie Awards for Woman in Business: Finalist in:
    • Best Entrepreneur in EMEA;
    • Best Overall company of the year;
    • Lifetime achievement award;
    • Best Entrepreneur.
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