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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.

20 07, 2019

Tree Pose!

By |2019-07-20T12:16:35+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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

13 12, 2018

Kings Cars and another 600 trees

By |2019-02-05T14:26:24+10:00December 13th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, King's Cars, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Kings Cars and another 600 trees

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 7,500 trees for community groups in the Ballarat district.     Fifteen Trees plants 15 trees for every Mitsubishis ASX sold at the dealership. Corporate social responsibility at its best.       Recently, on the behalf of Kings Cars, we organised the planting of 600 trees [...]

6 12, 2018

Organic Crew to the call!!

By |2018-12-06T14:24:52+10:00December 6th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, Schools, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Organic Crew to the call!!

  Last month we were sooo close to reaching a milestone number of trees. We were only 45 trees short of 130,000. So, we put the call out to Instagram to rally the troops and we were not disappointed. Mel Lechte, Founder and Director of Organic Crew responded with a pledge of 45 trees. And we couldn't be happier. We love this company and their philosophy .. 'the production of [...]

6 12, 2018

Sell a home and plant 5 trees

By |2018-12-06T16:42:54+10:00December 6th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Sell a home and plant 5 trees

Clients who sell their homes through Hocking Stuart (Ballarat), now have another reason to choose this local real estate company. As a thank you to their customers, Hocking Stuart (through Fifteen Trees) plants 5 trees for every home sold. The trees are sourced from local independent nurseries (in this case, Ballarat Wildplants) and planted by community groups such as Landcare, school groups and societies such as The Ballarat Progress Society.   [...]

29 11, 2018

Burgers means trees!

By |2018-11-29T16:50:33+10:00November 29th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Burgers means trees!

Aaron and the team from Grill’d Ballarat take their burgers seriously. We love that we are given the option at their store to buy vegan and vegetarian burgers that are both delicious and kind to the planet. This is straight from their website .. The greatest gift is the gift of giving money to those in need. We love to give back to the local communities we call home.      In June, Fifteen Trees [...]

1 11, 2018

We don’t like to forget the birds, bees and butterflies.

By |2018-11-01T19:04:04+10:00November 1st, 2018|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Major Supporters, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on We don’t like to forget the birds, bees and butterflies.

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has now helped plant over 44,000 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 project will see over 11, 000 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups. Steve and Rebecca Moore [...]

30 10, 2018

Children in Nature at the Platypus Festival.

By |2018-10-30T09:15:13+10:00October 30th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Children in Nature at the Platypus Festival.

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has now helped plant over 44,000 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 project will see over 11, 000 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups. Luke O'Connor and Andrew [...]

23 10, 2018

Trees for 4 fabulous people!

By |2018-10-28T12:33:06+10:00October 23rd, 2018|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Trees for 4 fabulous people!

Individuals make up a significant portion of our tree sales and are great contributors to our tree planting projects. We were able to plant another 100 trees at Flowerdale (Vic), thanks to the generosity of these fabulous four: Andrew Howard (40 trees), Llewellyn Wishart (15 trees), Charles Taliaferro (15trees) and Aliya Hutchison (15trees).   Flowerdale tree planting day.   We love it when we plant trees as gifts! In this case, we [...]

22 10, 2018

Trees for the Bellarine Peninsula.

By |2018-10-22T15:25:43+10:00October 22nd, 2018|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Trees for the Bellarine Peninsula.

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has now helped plant over 44,000 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 GJG and Fifteen Trees, will see over 11,000 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups. [...]