Horticulture is the science involved in the cultivation,
propagation, managing, design and marketing of
ornamental plants, trees, turf, vegetables, fruits and nuts.
It is unique amongst sciences as it not only involves science
and technology, but it also incorporates art, principles of
design (landscaping) and general plant management.
Fusion is also a science meaning the merging of diverse,
distinct or separate elements to form a solid, unified whole.
This definition accurately summarises the fundamental driving
INDUSTRIES WHEELS TURNING force behind both Fusion’s workforce and horticulture
divisions, presenting as a dynamic mix of employment and
on hired staffing specialists working together to form a
THE FORCE KEEPING formidable and unbeatable team.
“Fusion supply reliable staff with skills and interests relevant to our industry.
They respond to client demands proactively in an ever changing drought environment.”
Operations Manager - Citywide Whittlesea, Open Space
Fusion Horticulture specialises in sourcing, attraction and
retention strategies for the Horticultural industry recognising
it’s significant approximately $20 billion contribution to
the Australian economy.
Main Entry: spe·cial·ist
1 : one who specializes in a particular occupation, practice,
or branch of learning
Being a specialist means not attempting to be everything to
everyone, nor varying our products or services from our core
business practice. Fusion Horticulture supply exceptional
people and unrivalled service solutions.
At Fusion we know where we excel and we stick to it. This
allows continual reinvestment back into our business
enforcing constant services and infrastructure improvement’s
to ensure we are the only option for industry when it comes
to PEOPLE solutions.
WALKING THE WALK
“Australian Open 2008 presented unique challenges requiring complex reconstruction completed within tight timeframes, the right
people were critical and Fusion assisted us in achieving our objectives in a professional, timely manner.”
Horticulture Manager, Melbourne Olympic Parks
Facilitating Permanent, Temporary, Contract and Casual
workforce requirements. Short term, long term, ad hoc or a
combination, Fusion offer flexible, customised and
importantly, sustainable solutions.
u Fruit & Vegetable Market Gardens
u Wholesale Trade Nurseries
u Parks & Gardens
u Turf Management
u Retail Trade Nurseries
UNIQUE, SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS
u Interior Landscaping
“We“Fusion was easily thefrom Fusion to be excellent, with constant communication being the key.
have found the team leader in their ability to satisfy our requirements in the following areas:
We are more than happy to refer Fusion as the horticultural industry vetting offor labour that has been long awaited.”
immediate response to inquiries; careful solution applicants; general professionalism…”
Fixed Operations/Human Resources Manager Director - Xtremeturf Australia
Managing ARM Group Australia Pty Ltd
Fusion Horticulture provides specialist advice and technical
services to the horticultural industry. Fusion Horticulture clients
include nurseries both wholesale and retail, industry
organisations, golf courses, local government and private
contractors, landscapers, wineries, tree care and
maintenance, turf laying, domestic garden services,
floriculture and market gardens to name a few.
Our Mission is to provide businesses the opportunity to grow
through engaging professional labour and efficient staffing
management solutions coupled with horticultural business
management services. Fusion clients have access to a broad
range of services, including:
u Specialist OH&S Risk Assessment and Work Cover claims
u Industrial Relations guidance and support to tackle
u Benchmarking and training support programs
u Strategic labour management advice and support
u Technical horticultural management advice
u Financial and productive benchmarking for key crops
u Crop Potting production management advice
u Field Research and Development
u Strategic business planning, budgeting and financial
STRATEGIC STIMULUS PACKAGES...
u Company succession planning
u Facilitating tender preparations and assessments
u Growing the knowledge base of industry through
appropriate training programmes
u Delivering appropriate technology and operational
projects for growers and their service industries
“All Fusion personnel attend work equipped with appropriate gear, relevant industry experience and skills and importantly, the right
attitude. Fusion’s attention to detail with the small things that make a big difference has so far been unmatched.”
Operations Manager - Citywide Stonnington, Open Space
Fusion Horticulture are current members of the LIAV
(Landscape Industries Association Victoria) and the NGIV
(Nursery and Garden Industry of Victoria). Fusion
representatives actively attend association functions, seminars
and conferences, which allows us to network within the
industry. Fusion are acknowledged as a supplier under each
EDUCATING INDUSTRY’S FUTURE
All businesses need skilled employees to survive and thrive,
with education and ongoing training vital to the development
of their workforce. Fusion actively provide formal
presentations within the TAFE and UNIVERSITY system, aimed
at students currently studying within horticultural streams.
Fusion provide students with an awareness of what each
industry can offer and where the future career opportunities
may be, but most importantly encourage them to stay at
school and complete their course. We have been receiving
positive feedback from students and teachers and the
program will continue to be an important part of Fusion’s
INDUSTRY SUPPORT AND EDUCATION
school based presentations along with career expos,
workshops, field day displays and programmed training.
Talk to Fusion about how we can help you access the talent
we uncover conducting our educational exercises.
“Fusion staff are friendly and responsive to our needs and very professional in their approach.
Their candidate quality exceeds expectations every time.”
National Human Resources Manager - Tiger Turf Australia. Pty Ltd.