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Fifteen Trees plant trees on your behalf. The trees are distributed to community groups for planting and are sourced from local independent nurseries. Trees cost from $3.30 to $25.00 (depending on maturity, planting location and whether protection (sleeve/stake) is provided.

12 09, 2019

Thompson Family Funerals – a celebration of hope!

By |2019-09-12T13:01:44+10:00September 12th, 2019|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Conservationists understand that rehabilitating environment takes cooperation between public and private landholders. Since European settlement, vast tracts of Australian land have come into private ownership. We simply cannot rely on isolated islands of government (or Crown) bushland to preserve our natural heritage and wildlife corridors. This is why Landcare, and other environment groups all over the country, collaborate with private landholders as well as different levels of government to plan [...]

9 09, 2019

30 individuals = 600 trees!

By |2019-09-09T16:41:17+10:00September 9th, 2019|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

When individuals get together to make a contribution - it can be huge. And here is the proof. Thirty individuals have kicked in to allow us to plant 600 trees. Thank you to the following for purchasing 15 trees. Mereki Walker and Kathy Downie (both from AGL) plus another woman whom I met at AGL (she purchased 15 trees and I never got her name!), Walter Collins from the fabulous [...]

30 08, 2019

Wine on TAP. and Koalas … there is a link!

By |2019-08-30T14:11:41+10:00August 30th, 2019|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

At first glance, wine and koalas might not seem to have much in common. But that’s where creative sustainable thinking comes in. TAP. is a contemporary keg-style system of wine storage and service that significantly reduces waste, landfill, and manufacturing emissions. At last count, TAP had diverted 202,322 bottles from landfill. Not stopping there, TAP. has also committed to planting 1200 native trees over the next six months – habitat [...]

29 08, 2019

Oblong Trees!

By |2019-08-30T13:44:28+10:00August 29th, 2019|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Oblong (UK) Ltd are a data processing business based in Southam, England. Established in 2006, they have 4 core products; Data Enhancement, Business List Sales, Data Analysis and Data Processing. And now they are branching into a new area - helping companies to become carbon neutral. This is where Fifteen Trees comes in!   Oblong UK have worked hard to calculate the carbon footprint of not only their own company [...]

21 08, 2019

Trees for Toolern Creek.

By |2019-08-21T14:47:27+10:00August 21st, 2019|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013. By the end of this year, Ross and the team at GJG will have helped plant over 56,000 trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year alone, the relationship between G.J. Gardner Homes and Fifteen Trees, [...]

8 08, 2019

GJG and Grow West!

By |2019-08-08T11:03:49+10:00August 8th, 2019|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013. By the end of this year, Ross and the team at GJG will have helped plant over 56,000 trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year alone, the relationship between G.J. Gardner Homes and Fifteen Trees, [...]

1 08, 2019

Waldron. Walking the talk with solar panels and now trees!

By |2019-08-01T12:13:58+10:00August 1st, 2019|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Karl Waldron and his qualified team at Waldron Heating, Cooling and Hot Water have been installing systems to customers in the Ballarat and Western District for the past 30 years. Waldron also offers a clean, green and sustainable option when it comes to powering the home - solar power. And now adding to their green credentials, all vehicles in the Waldron fleet are running carbon neutral with the purchase of [...]

24 07, 2019

G.J. Gardner Homes Launceston and their 420 trees.

By |2019-07-24T11:16:51+10:00July 24th, 2019|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Tasmania|0 Comments

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013. By the end of this year, Ross and the team at GJG will have helped plant over 56,000 trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year alone, the relationship between G.J. Gardner Homes and Fifteen Trees, [...]

20 07, 2019

Tree Pose!

By |2019-08-26T15:50:16+10:00July 20th, 2019|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Ballarat Yoga and Yogaville Is there anything that embodies the concept of balance more succinctly than yoga’s iconic tree pose (Vrksasana)? How fitting then that one of our most recent tree plantings happened courtesy of two beautiful yoga studios – Yogaville in Melbourne’s inner north, and Ballarat Iyengar Yoga.     Both studios practice Iyengar yoga. Iyengar is a form of Hatha yoga with an emphasis on alignment, precision and [...]

10 07, 2019

Planting 650 trees for Kings Cars.

By |2019-07-16T13:22:31+10:00July 10th, 2019|Fifteen Trees, King's Cars, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Peter King and team from King’s Cars Ballarat has been generous supporters of Fifteen Trees since 2010. During that time Kings Cars has purchased over 8,000 trees for community groups in the Ballarat district.     Fifteen Trees plants 15 trees for every Mitsubishis ASX sold at the Ballarat dealership. Corporate social responsibility at its best!       Recently, on the behalf of Kings Cars, we organised the planting of [...]

8 07, 2019

EcoTreasure and Focus on Japan

By |2019-07-20T12:17:29+10:00July 8th, 2019|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Showcasing Sydney’s beaches, marine parks and mountains, EcoTreasures is a Sydney, nature based company that specializes in local tours with an eco twist. Founder and owner, Damien McClellan is a big supporter of our native environment. Damien’s tours leaves his customers with a better appreciation of Australia’s unique wildlife, culture and heritage. In addition, Damien also regularly supports the conservation of our native environment by purchasing trees for community groups to [...]

4 07, 2019

Homeward Bound – running carbon neutral!

By |2019-07-04T18:07:58+10:00July 4th, 2019|Blog, Fifteen Trees|0 Comments

Dear Team HB, I am so delighted hear that some of you may purchase trees through Fifteen Trees to reduce the carbon footprint of your journey to Antartica with HB. The UN report, that I believe HB3 team commissioned, calculated that each woman was responsible for 9 tonnes (9,000kg) of carbon emissions. In tree terms: 9,000kg equates to 33 trees! Over it's lifetime, a tree will collect 268kg of carbon [...]

1 07, 2019

The couple behind Angus & Celeste.

By |2019-07-04T14:55:48+10:00July 1st, 2019|Blog, Fifteen Trees|0 Comments

If you enjoy wandering round quirky, chic homewares shops you’re probably familiar with Angus & Celeste. For those that haven’t wandered in quite the right direction, Angus & Celeste is a Victorian ceramics studio that has become known for its distinctive modern Australian aesthetic. Delicate gum leaves, sprays of native flowers; the shapes, colours and textures of the Victorian landscape – all find their way on and into Angus & [...]

19 06, 2019

What 14 individuals can achieve!

By |2019-06-19T13:56:53+10:00June 19th, 2019|Fifteen Trees, Schools, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Up in the Wimmera Mallee district of Victoria, 500 trees were recently planted by an enthusiastic and diligent group of year nine students from Donald High School. The planting was coordinated by Donald High School, Donald Landcare and Fifteen Trees. The planting of half of those trees was made possible by 14 individuals who collectively have made a huge contribution to this small rural community.   Donald High School wish [...]

23 05, 2019

5 reasons why planting trees matters

By |2019-05-28T10:48:49+10:00May 23rd, 2019|Blog, Fifteen Trees|2 Comments

Why do trees matter? We all know that trees help create the air we all breath and filter out nasty pollution. But the benefits of planting trees goes so much further. In fact, trees play a vital role in all of our lives. In 2018, more than 310,000 people took part in National Tree Day, helping to plant more than 1.1 million native trees, shrubs, and edibles. Whether you are [...]

17 05, 2019

Sixteen Individuals and 270 trees.

By |2019-05-23T15:46:46+10:00May 17th, 2019|Fifteen Trees, Schools, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Sixteen Individuals and 270 trees.

One cool day, on a wind swept hills of Yea (Central Victoria), 22 students (VCAL class), two teachers, a couple of land-owners and the local landcare co-ordinator planted 270 native trees. These trees were planted on the behalf of sixteen amazing individuals who have an understanding of the need to support rural landcare groups with their revegetation projects. And none are so deserving than the community of Murrindindi Shire of [...]

6 05, 2019

Fundraising

By |2019-05-06T14:01:11+10:00May 6th, 2019|Blog, Fifteen Trees|Comments Off on Fundraising

Raising money for your school while at the same time supporting community groups with their tree planting projects.       How does it work? Students sell trees to their families and friends in the form of 'tree cards'. Actual trees or plants are not distributed. Trees cost $5.00 ($4.00 goes toward the cost of getting the trees planted and $1.00 goes towards the school's fund-raising campaign). In exchange for [...]

1 04, 2019

Basking in trees.

By |2019-04-01T12:02:53+10:00April 1st, 2019|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Basking in trees.

There can be a special sort of poetry to incorporating tree-planting into a business model. Bask Aromatherapy owner Siobhan McCuskey is passionate about the environment – and about using natural, plant-based ingredients in her own aromatherapy practice and luxurious range of day spa-esque products. She has teamed up with Fifteen Trees to connect the circle of nourishment by planting one tree for every online order.       This time [...]

18 01, 2019

Trees of Where I am!

By |2019-01-18T16:07:15+10:00January 18th, 2019|Blog, Fifteen Trees|1 Comment

Last year, we ran an Instagram campaign called 'Trees of Where I am' and invited our followers to send in photos of trees they came across. Over the months, we collected 60 tree photos tagged with @15.trees and #treesofwhereIam, #treesofwhereyouare and #treesofinstagram. As a result of this campaign and to say thank you for joining in, we then went out and planted 60 trees - one tree for every photo [...]

19 12, 2018

Mt Clear SC and The Orchard

By |2018-12-21T17:10:49+10:00December 19th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Mt Clear SC and The Orchard

Brian and Maree Harrison (Harrison Funerals) have once again donated trees to a local school in Ballarat. This time, 18 mature trees were planted at the Mt Clear Secondary College campus by Year 12 VCAL students. Through Fifteen Trees, Brian and Maree plant one mature tree for every funeral service they hold at their Main Rd, premises.       Harrison Funerals ‘strive to ensure that every family’s funeral experience is [...]