"Celebrating 37 years of landscaping in Queensland"

We Are Green Survival

Green Survival – as a landscape and horticultural service provider was founded by Denis Fitzpatrick in 1979.  Since then Green Survival’s qualified staff have delivered many quality landscape and horticultural services to a wide range of clients throughout Brisbane and South East Queensland.  The quality has in fact been recognized 18 times by the peak body for landscape in Queensland, presenting Green Survival with 18 awards for excellence. Some of these projects are featured in our gallery.

Green Survival has also provided excellent training for many professionals now operating their own landscape business throughout South East Queensland.  In fact this was recognized in 2013 by one its employees, Rory Fitzpatrick, being awarded the top apprenticeship award for landscape in Queensland.

 Green Survival led by Denis Fitzpatrick has a well established working relationship with engineers, architects and builders.  Denis is a tertiary qualified landscape professional who has been awarded for his long relationship with the peak body for landscape excellence in Queensland. Landscape Queensland was formerly Queensland Association of Landscape Industries of which he is a founding member and served many years as president and on the board.  He was awarded one of the very few life memberships and recognized by the Queensland Government for his work to professionalise the landscape industry in Queensland and Australia with the Build Environment Award.

His overall knowledge of landscape construction is so well recognized he is often engaged to inspect and write reports about landscape construction for use in courts of law or for awards committees interstate.

 The staff of Green Survival are regularly trained and informed of the most up to date materials and methods for landscape construction for both hard and soft elements of installation.  They regularly attend in service training and field days and network with other professionals in the industry.

So, we at Green Survival are confident to solve landscape problems efficiently, cost effectively and in the most environmentally sustainable way, so you the client can enjoy your newly created landscape for many years.

Green Survival and its team of professional installers and maintenance specialists has created and maintained a plethora of outstanding, livable and sustainable environments, whether they be $5000 to $500,000 for clients in the domestic, commercial and municipal market.

Contact Green Survival to not only solve your landscape problems but provide you with a pleasing new environment.

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Started the Company
Almost four decades ago Denis Fitzpatrick founded Green Survival.
Becoming President
The year Dennis Fitzpatrick became president of the Queensland Association of Landscape Industries. Resulting in a lifetime membership.
Total of 19 Awards
Our quality has in fact been recognized 18 times by the peak body for landscape in Queensland, presenting Green Survival with 18 awards for excellence. We are very proud of this achievement.
+ Outdoor Environments Designed
% Satisfied Clients
m2 Turf Laid
+ Years in Business

Landscaping Awards

With so many years of experience in the business, our company is your
source for the highest quality and outstanding  landscaping services in Brisbane. These following awards represent how our attention to detail is greatly appreciated.

Construction Excellence Awards
Industry/Government Awards

2015 - Rory Fitzpatrick wins Gold at WorldSkills Regional Competition and goes on to compete in Perth for the National Award

2013 - Rory Fitzpatrick wins Landscape Industry Apprentice of the Year

2011 - Commercial Category 1 - Construction Excellence Award - Graceville Kindy Playground Refurbishment

2008 - Residential Category 1

2004 - Year of the Built Environment Award

2004 - Residential Category 1

1998 - Honorary Life Membership to Queensland Association of Landscape Industries

1998 - Irrigation Category Residential, St Lucia

1998 - Residential Category 3, Merit, poolside at St Lucia

1997 - Landscaping Maintenance. for work at Cnr. Whitmore and Seven Oaks Street. Taringa Irrigation in Landscaping. for work at St Joachim's School, Holland Park.

1997 - Residential Landscaping (Merit) Category IV, for work at 12 Mayes St, Toowoomba

1996 - Residential Landscaping Category Ill, for a unique garden at 32 Ozane St, Paddington

1994 - Commercial Landscaping Category 2, for St Agatha's Outdoor Learning Centre, Ascot

1992 - Residential Landscaping Category 2, for work at 85 Laurel Avenue, Chelmer

1989 - Residential Landscaping Category Ill, for work at 52 Butterfield Street, Herston

1988 - Residential Landscaping Category III, for work at Picton Drive, Alexander Hills

1987 - Riverbank beautification and restoration, Kings College, St Lucia

1985 - Koppers Log superstructure in the beer garden, Caxton Hotel, Petrie Terrace

1984 - Japanese garden on 1 acre of land at Oakey

Green Survival






Denis Fitzpatrick is a university qualified horticulturist with over thirty five years of delivering high quality, sustainable landscape projects. Denis is the owner and principal director of Green Survival Landscapes and has been responsible for steering the company from strength-to-strength of the past thirty five years.



Rory Fitzpatrick is a second generation landscaper who has grown up surrounded by the industry and the family business.  His formal qualifications include a certificate III in landscape construction, and is currently working towards his Diploma in Horticulture.



Jason is a university qualified marketing professional, with experience in marketing and sales roles within in both small and medium enterprise and large organizations. Jason's marketing and sales experience extends between the Landscape Construction, Vehicle Manufacture/Sales and Retail industries.

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Amanda joined the company in 1986. Her background in book keeping and computer management has played an integral part in developing accounting and management principles for Green Survival.

We are hiring Landscapers

Are you a top producer who is looking to show your landscaping skills to us and be fairly rewarded? Are you able to manage job sites and read landscape drawings?


At Green Survival we offer:
 Full Time or Casual, Year Round employment
 GREAT opportunities for progressing in the company
 Excellent work environment

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