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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.

11 07, 2018

An Eco-Airbnb Stay

By |2018-07-11T12:48:45+00:00July 11th, 2018|Blog, Fifteen Trees|3 Comments

Many of us are familiar with Airbnb. Many of us love the opportunity Airbnb gives us to stay away from home in accommodation that is cheaper and friendlier than a hotel or motel. We love the little things our hosts do to ensure our stay is a good one. The wine (yes, I have been given a bottle of local wine), the stocked fridge and the pointers to local eateries, shops [...]

30 06, 2018

Harrison Funerals and 500 trees.

By |2018-06-30T10:26:54+00:00June 30th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Harrison Funerals and 500 trees.

Harrison Funerals have 'hit a milestone' with the planting of their 500th mature tree. This significant tree was planted at Pinarc at their Bonshaw premises in Ballarat. Through Fifteen Trees, Brian and Maree from Harrison Funerals, plant one mature tree for every funeral service they hold at their Main Rd, premises. Brian and Maree's 500 trees have been planted across Ballarat and District. The trees can be found in school [...]

22 06, 2018

World Press Photo Exhibition TWO

By |2018-06-22T08:44:07+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Blog, Fifteen Trees|Comments Off on World Press Photo Exhibition TWO

- 22nd June 2018 - With only a few more days to run, the World Press Photo Exhibition 2018 is an amazing collection of photos from around the world. Now in its 61st year, the competition has attracted 73,044 photos from over 4,500 photographers from 125 countries. I was drawn to photos in the Nature and Environment Categories and in particular photos showing how people are being impacted by climate [...]

29 05, 2018

Trees in the Eastern Mallee.

By |2018-05-29T15:27:59+00:00May 29th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Trees in the Eastern Mallee.

  We have to thank quite a number of people who have made this planting project up in the Mallee a reality. Firstly, Sandii Lewis from the Eastern Mallee Consortium for sourcing the site and the trees and then getting the 390 trees planted. Secondly, all the following people (and companies) who have chipped in to purchase the trees. Kimbra & Simon (15 trees), Brooke Vogt (15 trees), Sandra Hawkins [...]

22 01, 2018

Trees for schools.

By |2018-01-22T13:47:10+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Major Supporters, Schools, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Trees for schools.

Brian and Maree Harrison (Harrison Funerals) are fabulous community members who, since 2010, have donated almost 500 mature trees to Ballarat primary schools and community gardens.  The schools greatly benefit from the donation of trees for the school yard, providing shade to the students as well as a habitat for native species of insects and birds. Recently, Skipton PS and Sebastopol PS received 3 and 9 trees respectively.     Harrison Funerals ‘strive [...]

7 12, 2017

Vriksasana – Tree Pose

By |2017-12-19T11:56:46+00:00December 7th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Vriksasana – Tree Pose

Shayna Ogden is the Director of Ballarat Iyengar Yoga. At 28, she discovered Iyengar yoga and has been studying and practicing it for 20 years. Shayna is a certificated Iyengar Yoga teacher (Senior Intermediate Level 1). Ballarat is indeed lucky to have a teacher at this level. I have had the privilege to study under Shayna for the past 8 years. As you may have guessed ... Vriksasana (or tree pose) is [...]

30 11, 2017

Trees for a King.

By |2017-12-19T11:58:23+00:00November 30th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, King's Cars, Major Supporters, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Trees for a King.

Peter King from King’s Cars Ballarat has been a generous supporter of Fifteen Trees for 7 years. During that time he has helped community groups in the Ballarat district plant over 6,500 trees. Fifteen Trees plants 15 trees for every Mitsubishis ASX sold at the dealership. Corporate social responsibility at its best. Last month, 270 of Peter’s trees were planted at the Bellarine Peninsula by Matt Crawley and his landcare team.     On National Tree [...]

21 11, 2017

Planting a grove of silver birches.

By |2017-12-19T12:02:02+00:00November 21st, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Schools, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Planting a grove of silver birches.

This year alone, Brian and Maree Harrison (Harrison Funerals) have donated over 100 mature trees to Ballarat primary schools. The schools have benefited from the donation of trees for the school yard, providing shade to the students as well as a habitat for native species of insects and birds. Recently, Buninyong PS received 15 silver birches for their oval.     Harrison Funerals ‘strive to ensure that every family’s funeral experience is a positive [...]

16 11, 2017

Smiles for trees.

By |2017-12-19T12:02:39+00:00November 16th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Tasmania, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Smiles for trees.

G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped us plant well over 34,000 trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups. The partnership with Fifteen Trees allows GJG teams to go [...]

6 11, 2017

Eighteen supporters and 395 trees.

By |2018-04-13T13:04:58+00:00November 6th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Eighteen supporters and 395 trees.

Fifteen Trees relies on a number of individuals and companies to assistance us in supporting community tree planting projects. This month, we gathered up 18 supporters and had their trees (395) planted at the one site. Westgate Park, Melbourne. With the Westgate Bridge as a backdrop, the Friends of Westgate Park have now planted 4,000 trees generously supplied by supporters of Fifteen Trees. The group is engaged in a very successful [...]

5 11, 2017

Thank you G.J.Gardner Homes Ararat

By |2018-01-24T15:13:25+00:00November 5th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Thank you G.J.Gardner Homes Ararat

G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped us plant well over 34,000 trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups. The partnership with Fifteen Trees allows GJG teams to go [...]

30 10, 2017

A small carbon footprint for Ci2017.

By |2017-12-19T12:00:03+00:00October 30th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on A small carbon footprint for Ci2017.

Tania de Jong is the Founder of Creative Universe, a transformational leadership and innovation organisation that includes a number of branches as Sing for Good, Dimension5 Hub and Creative Innovation Global which is  running  the Creative Innovation Conference (Ci2017) in Melbourne from 13 - 15th of November. I am very excited to be attending this conference in 2 weeks time, the line-up of guest speakers is amazing. Last I heard, they are still selling [...]

26 10, 2017

Kings Cars and 300 community trees

By |2017-12-19T12:05:40+00:00October 26th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, King's Cars, Schools, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Kings Cars and 300 community trees

Peter King from King’s Cars Ballarat has been a generous supporter of Fifteen Trees for 7 years. During that time he has helped community groups in the Ballarat district plant over 6,500 trees. Fifteen Trees plants 15 trees for every Mitsubishis ASX sold at the dealership. Corporate social responsibility at its best. Last month, 300 of Peter’s trees were planted at across 3 sites: the Girl Guide Hall at Lingbogol (120 trees), Waubra [...]

25 10, 2017

Tree support from the CPA

By |2018-01-24T15:14:02+00:00October 25th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Tree support from the CPA

Fifteen Trees was delighted to be a part of the Ballarat CPA's Members Engagement Evening held earlier this year at the Mecure Inn. One hundred members attended the evening and as a result, we have planted 100 trees. One tree for every member who attended.       CPA trees went out to Cynthia Cook who works in Environmental Education at Villa Maria PS Ballarat. The trees were planted by Cynthia and [...]

19 10, 2017

Trees for Mornington

By |2018-01-24T15:15:21+00:00October 19th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Trees for Mornington

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped plant 34,000 trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups. The partnership with Fifteen Trees allows GJG teams to [...]

10 10, 2017

Trees in the Mallee thanks to G.J Gardner Mildura.

By |2018-01-24T15:16:44+00:00October 10th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Trees in the Mallee thanks to G.J Gardner Mildura.

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped plant 34,000 trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups.   Brad and Di Stanbrook from G. J. Gardner [...]

5 10, 2017

National Tree Day and Earth Bottles

By |2018-01-24T15:18:01+00:00October 5th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on National Tree Day and Earth Bottles

Let me introduce Danni Carr and Ash Grunwald (Byron Bay, NSW) and their Eco Award Winning company called  Earth Bottles. This fabulous duo donate a percentage of their bottle sales to community groups for their tree planting projects. Through their company, they also generously support Clean Coast Collective, Beyond Blue and Breast Cancer Network Australia. Fifteen Trees is delighted to be working in association with Danni, Ash and of course the wonderful Briody Scholes (Torquay, Vic). On National Tree Day, in [...]

6 08, 2017

Tree planting at Gippsland Lakes.

By |2017-12-15T10:42:15+00:00August 6th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Major Supporters, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Tree planting at Gippsland Lakes.

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped plant over 30,000 of trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the GJG and Fifteen Trees project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, Landcare and various environmental groups. Michael Ellett [...]

6 08, 2017

Bass Coast tree planting thanks to G.J. Gardner Homes.

By |2017-12-15T10:42:15+00:00August 6th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Bass Coast tree planting thanks to G.J. Gardner Homes.

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped plant over 30,000 of trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the GJG and Fifteen Trees project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, Landcare and various environmental groups. Garry Cox [...]