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Main­te­nance of green spaces

We ensure that Graz blooms and even run our own plant nursery. All the info on this can be found here.

Gardener with work gloves plants pansies in soil with garden shovel
© achtzigzehn/Hinterleitner
  • We look after 240 hectares of parks and green spaces
  • We tend to approx. 20,000 trees (and plant new ones)
  • We plant 280,000 seasonal plants & 25,000 shrubs/year
  • Spring planting: 50 people plant 70,000 flowers
  • We plant 61 locations covering a total area of 3500m²
  • Am Eisernen Tor: largest flower bed in the city with 360m²
  • We invest €125,000/year in the planting of the beds
  • In the autumn, we plant 36,000 spring flower bulbs
  • In the spring we ensure 106,000 spring flowers bloom
  • In May we plant another 90,000 summer flowers
  • Commonest flower colours: orange, white, violet & red gold
  • We also tend to more than 100 graves of honour and memorials

A video of the spring plant­ing

Spring planting

Plant nurs­ery

The majority of the flowers and plants planted by us come from our plant nursery in Martinhofstraße.

During the course of the planting out in the spring, around 50 employees are at work planting out 70,000 flowers grown in our own nursery.


Interior photo of bushes in the glasshouse of the Holding Graz nursery.
@ Holding Graz/Kernasenko
Gardener waters bushes at the Holding Graz nursery
© Holding Graz/Kleewein
Purple and red rose bushes in the glasshouse of the Holding Graz nursery
© achtzigzehn/Hinterleitner
Interior photo of the Holding Graz nursery with hundreds of blooming flowers
© achtzigzehn/Hinterleitner

Schau auf Graz ("Look at Graz") app

With "Look at Graz" you yourself can ensure without much effort that the Graz cityscape becomes even more beautiful and cleaner!

Green space reg­u­la­tion

This green space regulation of the city of Graz applies to all public green spaces of the city of Graz which are accessible to the general public at least temporarily and are owned or administered and maintained by the city of Graz.