With more than 40 years of experience in the horticultural industry in South East Queensland we are one of Queensland’s longest serving major landscape contractors having maintained some of Queensland’s best known and most prestigious landscape projects as well as the recipient of numerous landscape achievement awards. Established as Jensen International Pty Ltd in 1979 the company merged in 2005 with Australian Horticultural Industries Pty Ltd and now trades as “AHI Gardens” .
AHI Gardens is one of Queensland’s premier horticultural management companies. Our business focus is on providing our clients the horticultural services and products most suited to your specific needs .
We are not typical landscape or gardening contractors; AHI Gardens establishes dynamic working relationships with clients to manage their horticultural assets. The process often involves consulting with the client about their objectives and expectations, devising a management plan and then implementing the required maintenance program to deliver above and beyond your expectations .
Purpose – “Delivering Health and Wellbeing”
“Our corporate vision is to create a greater understanding of the mental and physical benefits that plants bring to our everyday lives”
Culture – “Everyone has value to contribute”
“Providing employment opportunities and creating an engaged team where everyone can succeed and contribute to our wider community.”
Mission – “Create Living Breathing Plantscapes”
“AHI Gardens designs, installs and maintains living plantscapes that people can work, live and play in .
Kerri Newlove – Operations manager m: 0403 056 478 e: [email protected]
After graduating from school Kerri completed a Certificate III in Business before deciding that Horticulture was where her passion lay. Starting out as an Interior Plant Technician in 2006, Kerri has gone on to complete her Certificate IV in Horticulture and also a Certificate III in Interior Design .
In 2014 she was appointed Operations Manager and she continues to ensure the prompt, reliable delivery of AHI Gardens’ high-quality service .
Trevor Dixon – Landscape design & engineering m: 0404 082 080 e: [email protected]
Trevor holds a Bachelor of Applied Science, a commission in the Australian Army and in 1995 completed specialist army training in construction engineering. Since founding Australian Horticultural Industries in 2003 he has completed a Diploma in Horticulture and held industry leadership positions including representative for Landscapes Queensland at the Australian Centre for Lifestyle Horticulture (ACLH) where he chaired the Export Committee .
Bob McDonald – Business developmentm m: 0422 399 256 e: [email protected]
Bob started in property management when he left University in 1979 and has many years of experience in various industries including hospitality, logistics and facilities services. Bob learned the horticultural industry hands on as a technician before taking on the role of business development in 2019 .