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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.

17 09, 2020

An Earthy Cheers!

By |2020-09-17T17:03:39+10:00September 17th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Wine, as any aficionado will tell you, is a holistic experience – you taste, smell, swirl, describe, hunt for metaphors, tell other people about it, look for the quirkiest or most picturesque cellar door, then go liking to find out how the wine was made and by whom. Wine is ultimately about connection. To the story in the bottle, to the land from which it came. Gundog Estate is a [...]

17 09, 2020

Luminary and their trees!

By |2020-09-17T16:35:49+10:00September 17th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

  Big shout out to Marty Drill, Founder of Luminary, a digital agency that’s been around since 1999. Luminary’s aim is to make digital bright and the human experience brighter. They have been carbon neutral for the last 3 years and are avid supporters of tree planting.       We are pleased to announce that Fifteen Trees is one of the beneficiaries of Luminary’s commitment to supporting the environment. [...]

17 09, 2020

Revegetating the countryside with G.J. Gardner Homes.

By |2020-09-17T15:34:00+10:00September 17th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Some of our tree planting partners are quietly racking up whole forests. G.J. Gardner Homes is one of our strongest supporters, having planted 56,000 trees with us over the past 8 years. That impressive number comes as a result of G.J. Gardner planting 15 trees for every home it builds in Tasmania and Victoria. And as a well-established building company with a reputation for quality and reliability, it is a popular choice. [...]

17 09, 2020

Continued Support from G.J. Gardner Bendigo.

By |2020-09-17T15:26:32+10:00September 17th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Some of our tree planting partners are quietly racking up whole forests. G.J. Gardner Homes is one of our strongest supporters, having planted 56,000 trees with us over the past 8 years. That impressive number comes as a result of G.J. Gardner planting 15 trees for every home it builds in Tasmania and Victoria. And as a well-established building company with a reputation for quality and reliability, it is a popular choice.   [...]

11 09, 2020

Linux Conference plants 200 Trees.

By |2020-09-11T13:33:13+10:00September 11th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Another successful ‘open source software‘ conference was held earlier this year by Linux Australia. Running since 1999, Linux is the largest linux and open source conference in the Asia-Pacific region. Their annual conference provides technical presentations from industry leaders and experts on a wide array of subjects relating to open source projects, data and open government and community engagement. In January this year, the conference was held at the Gold [...]

9 09, 2020

Legacy of love.

By |2020-09-10T15:51:20+10:00September 9th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Tasmania|0 Comments

Black Finch Jewellery is an established Northcote studio specialising in custom designed, artisan made, ethically defensible jewellery. Raymond and Davina, along with their small team of skilled craftspeople, create contemporary pieces out of million-year-old materials for people to say, in multiple ways, I care. In short, Black Finch is in the business of love.     The ancient and mysterious world of precious stones and metal has a long history [...]

1 09, 2020

We’re very keen on Effective Electrical.

By |2020-09-01T09:51:33+10:00September 1st, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|1 Comment

Who doesn’t love electricity. I mean, you might not think about it much, but imagine your daily life without it…pretty bleak, right? We’re also very keen on electricians, because they tame and train the electricity, and we especially love electricians with an environmental conscience. Like Luke and Nick from Effective Electrical. Luke, Nick, and their team of professionals will do most electrical work, including installing solar panel systems. Home solar [...]

25 08, 2020

Simon’s gift to the planet!

By |2020-09-09T12:29:27+10:00August 25th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Simon Hughes from Renovators Paradise is unique in that he specialises in the sale of reclaimed building materials. This company encourages recycling and up-cycling. The process encourages recycling and reduces land fill, but it also showcases skill sets from bygone eras in products that are not reproduced in todays construction industry. The treasures we salvage add character and style to both old or new homes.   Flowedale Landcare have planted [...]

25 08, 2020

A library of trees!

By |2020-09-01T09:34:00+10:00August 25th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

A CAVAL tree.   Established in 1978, CAVAL is a consortium of academic libraries across Australia. They develop and deliver best of breed library and information solutions for stakeholders and support growth and innovation in the library and education communities. CAVAL also deliver webinars ... which brings us to how Fifteen Trees is involved. CAVAL has purchased trees for presenters and facilitators for their series of webinars this [...]

17 08, 2020

Planting trees … simple as!

By |2020-08-18T13:06:03+10:00August 17th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Waldron Heating, Cooling and Hot Water has been heating, cooling, and watering the good people of Ballarat and districts for over thirty years. In recent times, Karl Waldron and his team have also been installing solar systems. They’re in the wholesome business of keeping us comfortable and providing options when it comes to our environmental impact.   When you’re a reputable business with a loyal and growing clientele you tend [...]

11 08, 2020

A Wildlife Bridge.

By |2020-08-11T13:20:27+10:00August 11th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

There are a few key words one likes to have associated with finance matters. Quick, simple, knowledgeable, and professional are a few that come to mind. These days, ethical and responsible are two more it’s hard to justify doing without. Jana De Jonge from ENSO Finance covers all those key words. Jana's company will guide you toward financial freedom while looking after the earth at the same time.   [...]

10 08, 2020

One keg of wine = one tree planted.

By |2020-08-10T14:51:59+10:00August 10th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

TAPwines is a contemporary keg-style system of wine storage and service that significantly reduces waste, landfill, and manufacturing emissions. Andrew De Angelis and his innovative team at TAPwines plants one tree for every wine keg that is refilled with their beautiful Italian wines.   Some scenes from Koala Clancy's tree planting day.   This year, TAPWines has helped us to plant another 1200 native trees for the wild [...]

9 08, 2020

In Memory of Loved Ones.

By |2020-08-09T11:44:28+10:00August 9th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Harrison Funerals is one of our oldest supporters. Since 2010, Harrison Funerals has partnered with Fifteen Trees to plant one mature tree for every funeral service held. At the end of this season, we will have planted 800 trees for Harrison Funerals.   Harrison Funeral’s plantings are truly community affairs. All the trees are planted by community groups, and in shared spaces - schools, community grounds, public reserves and gardens. [...]

6 08, 2020

A snippet in a paper!

By |2020-08-07T18:01:06+10:00August 6th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

On June 30th, in Good Living magazine and The Age newspaper, Take 5 section, Fifteen Trees found itself a humble corner. Just a couple of sentences. The magazine wrote about how planting fifteen trees each year is roughly enough to capture the carbon your car emits, and that Fifteen Trees can help.     Well, from those few words, 450 trees were very quickly pledged. Twenty-seven people, including Genevieve Rota [...]

1 08, 2020

A Gesture of Love to the Country.

By |2020-08-01T18:55:13+10:00August 1st, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|1 Comment

What if you could combine stress-free shopping, environmental activism, and tea drinking? You can! And you absolutely should! Snuggle up on your couch, find Tea Associates online, and choose your blend. Preferably whilst sipping an interim beverage from your favourite cup.   Kerry McCuskey, Founder of Tea Associates   Bendigo-based business Tea Associates is tea drinking culture personified. Founder Kerry McCuskey talks about ‘the art of enjoying a [...]

31 07, 2020

East Gippsland Bushfire Appeal

By |2020-08-18T15:07:14+10:00July 31st, 2020|Blog, Fifteen Trees|1 Comment

This August we need your help to purchase 1500 trees for our East Gippsland Bushfire Appeal   Tree $4.80 + guard $3.50 = $8.30 750 trees X 2 sites = 1,500 trees Current status (Monday 17th August 2020) = 380 trees   This past summer was one of the most challenging Australian seasons ever and as winter settles in, many people are feeling a sadness that’s a little hard to [...]

28 07, 2020

To Tasmania with love.

By |2020-07-31T11:10:42+10:00July 28th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Tasmania|2 Comments

It’s fair to say 2020 hasn’t gone quite like anyone had planned. Of course, there’s the underlying fear of the virus itself and what it can do. But the truly novel, unsettling thing the pandemic has done to us is to fundamentally upset our sense of connection. How do we support each other if we can’t be in the same place? If we don’t even have the possibility of being [...]

23 07, 2020

From Angus & Celeste with love.

By |2020-07-23T12:50:15+10:00July 23rd, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|1 Comment

Angus and Celeste are long time supporters of our tree planting projects. To date, they have helped us plant 2475 trees across Australia. This month, we planted another 375 trees on their behalf. This brand is adorable! It consists of handmade ceramics with strong themes connected to nature. Located in the hills of Victoria, Angus and Celeste purchase 100 trees every quarter for our community tree planting projects. If you [...]

17 06, 2020

A leap into the open air.

By |2020-06-17T21:21:53+10:00June 17th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on A leap into the open air.

    Mairin Briody   Mairin Briody is an artist living and working on Wadawurrung country in Ballarat, Victoria. After a career in arts administration and creative management, she now splits her time caring for her young daughter and developing her art practice.     Mairin started painting wind turbines because she found them so beautiful and inspiring. In the absence of policy, of leadership, of guarantees; these [...]

10 06, 2020

What lies beneath!

By |2020-06-10T17:27:46+10:00June 10th, 2020|Blog, Fifteen Trees|Comments Off on What lies beneath!

Trees are such a deep part of our psyche. From a young age, we discover trees through inquisitive minds wanting to climb their branches to test our weight and bodies agility, as well as the quest for discovery to get to the top for a 360 degree view of our world.   Mother tree in the Brisbane Ranges (VIC).   Trees hold a deep-seated history as part of [...]

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