Independent advice based on soil, plant and water analysis
Call Us On: 03 541 8176
or 027 4289002


Sustainable Nutrition is an independent consultancy specialising in advice on soil and plant nutrition. We give nutrition advice to owners/managers of vineyards, fruit and nut orchards, olive groves, seed orchards, forest nurseries, dairy, deer and sheep farms.

We provide the following services:

  • Field visits to properties to observe soil and plants
  • Investigation of suitability of properties for growing fruit, nuts and other crops
  • Soil, leaf, petiole, foliage, herbage and water analyses and interpretation
  • Literature search and interpretation of scientific information for practical application

Field visits to observe soil and plants

Brightwater Vineyards

Where we like to differentiate ourselves is in making a site visit. This allows us to take a more holistic approach and look at the total environment affecting your crops rather than just carry out a series of tests in isolation.

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Soil, plant and water test and interpretation.

Soil Analysis

Once we have done a site visit it is very important for us to fully understand the factors affecting your soil and plant nutrition. To do this we may carry out soils tests, leaf tests, irrigation water analysis and advise on other environmental tests.

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Advise based on expert knowledge & literature search

Herbal ley after covercrop

No matter what our experiance or what the testing shows there will always be areas of advice that need researching. Part of our service is to recognise these areas, carry out literature searches and then interpret our findings into meaningful information.

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Contact Us

PO Box 54
Tasman 7052
Phone: 03 541 8176
Mobile: 027 4289002