About us

Polish Nurserymen Association acts on the basis of the act "Law on associations" of April 7, 1989 (Journal of Laws No. 20, position 104) and statute; it is incorporated in the Register of Associations of the National Court Register with the number 66013.
It is a member of the European Nursery Stock Association and partner for others operating in the greenery branch (Polish Association of Gardening Centers, Polish Association of Green Areas Contractors and Landscape Architects).

Polish Nurserymen Association is the association of tree, shrub and perennial as well as fruit plant manufacturers. Its main goals are:

  • representation and protection of interests of associated nurserymen,
  • promotion of greenery and plants as well as popularization of knowledge of trees, shrubs and perennials,
  • dissemination of modern production methods and knowledge needed for conducting a nursery enterprise.

Leading undertaking of the association is the International Exhibition "Green is life" that has been organized since 1993 in Warsaw - the largest branch event of BTB type (business to business) in Poland and Central Europe. The exhibition has a popularization role in presenting the abundance of plants, nursery achievements, novelties and inspirations, promoting the knowledge of plants and practical solutions.

Polish Nurserymen Association for its members:

  • publishes informative "Nursery Newsletter", containing regular theme sections, monitors changes of binding provisions of law ,
  • undertakes work leading to beneficial interpretation of the provisions,
  • organizes collective nursery expositions and information stands of the Polish Nurserymen Association at the prestigious international and national exhibitions,
  • conducts interesting workshops and trainings, involving high class specialists,
  • annually publishes the Catalog of Nurseries and disseminates it free of charge among individual and institutional recipients,
  • publishes current information concerning nurseries with the information about their production on www.polskierosliny.pl
  • constantly updates, prepared by its experts, the database of plants produced by members, establishing at the same time uniform nomenclature used in offers,
  • provides current information about varieties protected by law,
  • looks after the integration of the association ,
  • organizes national and international excursions to the leading nursery companies in Europe and other parts of the world.

Promotion of greenery and plants are the tasks for which Polish Nurserymen Association has been created by the Agencja Promocji Zieleni Sp. z o.o. (Greenery Promotion Agency). It supports its actions through the popularization of nurseries and creation of green life-style. It is the organizer of the International Exhibition "Green is life" and its tasks also include publishing of work closely related to nursery production promotion of the union members such as "Catalog of Plants" and "Catalog of Perennials", recommended by the Polish Nurserymen Association. Constant cooperation with media and PR activity leads to the popularization of knowledge of use of plants. The web page www.zszp.pl containing the Internet Catalog of Plants is also of great help in the promotion of nursery products .

Polish Nurserymen Association:

  • is invited to give opinions and consult legislative work,
  • is the expert for consumers.

Mission

Polish Nurserymen Association is organization which gathers producers of the highest quality of trees, shrubs and perennials. Its aim is to integration of nursery environment in Poland, spreading modern methods of production and knowledge necessary to run nursery business, promoting of quality standards and professional ethics. The Association organizes International Exhibition „Green is life”, numerous lectures, seminars and conferences, produces publications both for amateurs and for professionals involved in green sector. In each activities tries to preach socially responsible idea of surrounding with plants. They are not only decoration, which provide aesthetic experience and make our lives more beautiful. First of all plants shape the environment of man. By their inherent nature, at least producing oxygen and steam, ability to clean the air and soil from carcinogens or by bactericidal effect, they make our lives healthier and environment of our life is cleaner.

Polish Nurserymen Association tries to remind that development of cities, building of public infrastructure and industrialisation should be accompanied by care about condition of man environment and balanced development of our country. Logo of Association clearly shows the designated aim – this is hand suggestively giving the leaf, that is transferring idea: let’s live among the greenery, surround with plants, because those plants give us oxygen essential for life, clear environment, beautiful landscapes, green rooms and inside that – silence and rest.

Authorities

These are the authorities of Association

  • General Meeting of the Members
  • The Authorities
  • Board of Control
  • Arbitration by one's fellow - workers

Term of Association's authorities lasts for 3 years.

 

MEMBERS OF THE AUTHORITIES

Wojciech Wróblewski
Chairman

Wiesław Szydło
Vice-chairman
Katarzyna Radzis
Treasurer

Artur Maj
member

Krzysztof Mróz
member

 

MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF CONTROL

Jakub Kurowski
Piotr Buła
Krystyna Homa-Kosakowska
Adam Ważyński
Krystyna Widaj

MEMBERS OF THE ARBITRATION BY ONE'S FELLOW - WORKERS

Jan Bigoszyński-Łazucki
Marcin Kryt
Grzegorz Kurowski
Marek Majewski
Joanna Szaniawska

REGIONAL OFFICERS

Region Wielkopolski
Wiesław Szydło
province: lubuskie, wielkopolskie, kujawsko-pomorskie, zachodniopomorskie

Region Mazowiecki
Katarzyna Łazucka-Cegłowska
province: mazowieckie, podlaskie, pomorskie, warmińsko-mazurskie

Region Łódzki
Aleksandra Wolska
province: łódzkie

Region Lubelski
Artur Maj
province: lubelskie

Region Południowy
Łukasz Tomżyński
province: dolnośląskie, opolskie, śląskie, małopolskie, podkarpackie, świętokrzyskie