In 2021, Germany-based world-leading growing media producer Klasmann-Deilmann GmbH acquired Australian Growing Solutions. Founded in 1913, Klasmann-Deilmann (KD) have operations in Europe, Asia, America and now Australia.
Supplying Quality to the World
AGS Commercial products are now exported to a number of countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Singapore, New Zealand, South Africa and Japan.
Over 50 Years of Experience
AGS began trading more than fifty years ago as a producer and marketer of organic manures. In the early 1980’s the company gained recognition for developing a potting mix far superior to those available on the market.
World Class Operations
Utilising the best in manufacturing technology, AGS provides consistent quality across their entire product range. Its production business is quality assured to NIASA Standards.
The Experts in Horticulture
AGS also supports the market with advice to the industry from our horticultural experts.
A New Era
In April 2015, Debco sold their retail operations to Scott’s Australia and were reborn as Australian Growing Solutions. AGS are now focussed and fully committed to our commercial operations.
Our dedicated team of professionals are on hand to assist you with any growing issues, and to ensure you are using the most appropriate mix for your crop.
Adrian McCarthy - Commercial Business Manager
From his early days as a nurseryman, Adrian has had a passion for producing high quality plants. These days, he leads our committed sales team and is a respected figure within the industry.
Adrian also sits on the board of the NGIV.
James Stevenson - Commercial Sales Representative
For many years, James was the go-to man for plastic pots. For the last decade, his focus has been on providing high quality potting mix to fill the pots. There aren't too many people in the Victorian nursery industry who don't know James Stevenson.
Heath McKenzie - Commercial Sales Representative
Heath is a qualified landscape gardener and spent many years working in retail nurseries. He understands the high quality demanded by the industry when it comes to plants.
Heath is on the committee of the Tree & Shrub Growers of Victoria.
John Naddalutti - Commercial Sales Manager - NSW
John was born into a family of cut flower growers. John has been involved in horticulture ever since. His level of experience and expertise is highly regarded across the industry.
Lorraine Lawrance - Customer Service
Lorraine has been with AGS for over a decade, starting with our retail division. Following the sale of our retail business, Lorraine became our commercial customer service extraordinaire.
AGS Mission Statement
We will continually strive to be the best growing media company in Australia as judged by
our customers, staff and competitors.
Through innovation and a commitment to delivering a quality product, we will be the leaders in the industry and set the standards for others to follow.