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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.

18 01, 2019

Trees of Where I am!

By |2019-01-18T16:07:15+00:00January 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+00:00December 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+00:00December 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+00:00December 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+00:00December 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+00:00November 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+00:00November 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+00:00October 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+00:00October 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+00:00October 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. [...]

5 10, 2018

Renovators Paradise kicks in for 99 trees.

By |2018-10-05T10:35:51+00:00October 5th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Renovators Paradise kicks in for 99 trees.

Simon Hughes from Hughes Renovators Paradise is unique in that he specializes in the sale of RECLAIMED building materials. This company encourages recycling and UP-CYCLING. Already very eco-friendly, Simon also supports tree planting through Fifteen Trees. Every year, I usually plant 90 trees for Renovators Paradise. This year, Simon has 'upped the ante' and gone for 99 trees! Simon’s trees have gone to Stephen Joblin and the Flowerdale Landcare Group as part [...]

13 09, 2018

Do Good Locally

By |2018-09-13T15:19:48+00:00September 13th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Major Supporters, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Do Good Locally

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. Garry Cox and Gill [...]

5 09, 2018

Hattie and the Wolf go (even more) eco!

By |2018-09-05T16:10:15+00:00September 5th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Hattie and the Wolf go (even more) eco!

  Hattie and the Wolf is absolutely the shop I would run if I knew how to run a shop!   The company was founded by Andrea Hurley and is located in a fabulous old building on Skipton St, Ballarat. The clothes, jewellery, shoes, scarves, prints and cards that Andrea sources (and makes), are just beautiful. Andrea even runs tours (vintage treasures) and workshops (macrame and body positive). Andrea is [...]

18 08, 2018

G.J. Gardner Trees at Wangoom

By |2018-08-18T10:54:45+00:00August 18th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on G.J. Gardner Trees at Wangoom

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. Andrew Womersley from G. J. [...]

14 08, 2018

Over 1000 trees for Bendigo thanks to GJG.

By |2018-08-14T16:21:25+00:00August 14th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Over 1000 trees for Bendigo thanks to GJG.

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. Danny Breen and Kris [...]

13 08, 2018

Gus for the planet.

By |2018-08-13T18:49:18+00:00August 13th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, Schools, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Gus for the planet.

Gus runs a small boutique Design and Innovation agency called Roshambo and is also the Entrepreneur in Residence at Victoria University. A dynamic and engaging public speaker, Gus travels around the world giving keynote address in the US, Europe and back in his home country South America.  I saw Gus in action at a Ballarat business conference and was instantly captivated by his passion, sense of humour and obvious love [...]

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 |2018-08-30T15:26:31+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 [...]