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3 10, 2019

G.J. Gardner are connecting with communities in a wonderful way!

By |2019-10-03T15:05:00+10:00October 3rd, 2019|GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on G.J. Gardner are connecting with communities in a wonderful way!

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, [...]

12 09, 2019

Generous Support from GJG Wodonga.

By |2019-09-12T14:54:52+10:00September 12th, 2019|GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Generous Support from GJG Wodonga.

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, [...]

12 09, 2019

FOOD IS FREE, 15 TREES, ST PATRICKS PRIMARY & HARRISON FUNERALS – a great network!

By |2019-09-12T14:17:26+10:00September 12th, 2019|Harrison Funerals, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on FOOD IS FREE, 15 TREES, ST PATRICKS PRIMARY & HARRISON FUNERALS – a great network!

National Tree Day 2019 (July 26th) will be a special day in future generations to come. It was on that day that Food Is Free Inc. collaborated with Ballarat’s St Patrick’s Primary School students, along with Fifteen Trees and Harrison Funerals to plant out twenty-five new fruit trees at Food Is Free Green Space. This newly established fruit orchard will go on to produce food and provide nourishment to the [...]

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|Comments Off on Thompson Family Funerals – a celebration of hope!

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

Greening the Songline!

By |2019-09-09T17:06:39+10:00September 9th, 2019|GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Greening the Songline!

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, [...]

9 09, 2019

30 individuals = 600 trees!

By |2019-09-09T16:41:17+10:00September 9th, 2019|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on 30 individuals = 600 trees!

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 [...]

2 09, 2019

G.J. Gardner Warrnambool kicks in for 405 trees

By |2019-09-02T15:06:39+10:00September 2nd, 2019|GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on G.J. Gardner Warrnambool kicks in for 405 trees

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, [...]

2 09, 2019

Art Vs Extinction.

By |2019-09-03T09:20:32+10:00September 2nd, 2019|Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Art Vs Extinction.

‘Art versus extinction’ – it sounds like a war cry for artists. For those who create and despair. For storytellers and picture makers and agitators everywhere. For anyone who wants to live on this planet alongside its other inhabitants, not instead of them. It’s also the heart of Moira Finucane’s extraordinary art event, The Rapture Chapter II: Art vs Extinction.   Moira Finucane The Rapture Art vs Extinction (photo Jodie Hutchinson) [...]

30 08, 2019

Sponsoring Trees in Remote Locations

By |2019-09-09T15:59:55+10:00August 30th, 2019|Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Sponsoring Trees in Remote Locations

Images of tree plantings often show a happy group of volunteers out in the sunshine, planting happily around easily accessible dams and paddocks. But some plantings are a lot less straightforward... Munash Organics, a Ballarat based sustainable soil improvement company, recently sponsored one such occasion high in the hills above Flowerdale. One of the sites of the devastating 2009 bushfires, the ridges around Flowerdale have suffered from erosion since their [...]

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|1 Comment

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|Comments Off on Oblong Trees!

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 [...]

22 08, 2019

Organic Crew – making a difference!

By |2019-09-02T12:46:31+10:00August 22nd, 2019|Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Organic Crew – making a difference!

Mel Lechte is an escapee from corporate industry. Disillusioned by the focus on profit and quick turnarounds over people and planet, she founded Organic Crew. Organic Crew is a sustainable, ethical, environmentally responsible clothing brand based in Melbourne. With a mantra of Be Informed, Be Involved and make a Difference, it is not surprising that Mel was keen to work with Fifteen Trees. Organic Crew currently donates sixty trees per [...]

21 08, 2019

Wine flowing through the trees!

By |2019-08-21T15:15:18+10:00August 21st, 2019|Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Wine flowing through the trees!

Specialising in cool climate wines, Delatite Wines are located looking toward Mt Buller in north-east Victoria. Established in 1982 by Robert and Vivienne Ritchie and it is now run by their son David with the assistance of winemaker Andy Browning. The 26 hectare vineyard sits between 450 and 500m above the sea on slopes that vary in gradient and outlook. Ideal wine growing country.   A bottle of Delatite wine comes [...]

21 08, 2019

Trees for Toolern Creek.

By |2019-08-21T14:47:27+10:00August 21st, 2019|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Trees for Toolern Creek.

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 East Gippsland know how to walk the talk!

By |2019-08-08T15:01:27+10:00August 8th, 2019|GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on GJG East Gippsland know how to walk the talk!

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|Comments Off on GJG and Grow West!

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, [...]

7 08, 2019

Buy a house from Jellis Craig and 5 trees are planted!

By |2019-11-27T12:33:22+11:00August 7th, 2019|Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Buy a house from Jellis Craig and 5 trees are planted!

Regular followers of Fifteen Trees will know that the team behind Jellis Craig are enthusiastic supporters of our tree planting projects. For every house sold, Jellis Craig (through Fifteen Trees) plants five trees. All up this year, 1250 trees have gone into the ground courtesy of this company.     Many of these trees were planted by students, reflecting the strong links to community and local environment that have made [...]

1 08, 2019

Ballarat Car Sales and National Tree Day! Smiles all round!

By |2019-08-01T13:46:07+10:00August 1st, 2019|Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Ballarat Car Sales and National Tree Day! Smiles all round!

National Tree Day wouldn't be Australia's biggest tree planting and nature event without the hard work of 1000s of volunteers. Run for the past 20 years by Planet Ark in partnership with Toyota, Sunday July 28th 2019 saw a record number of trees planted across the country.   And with the help of a host of volunteers, we did our bit too!   Working with Damon and Matt from the [...]

1 08, 2019

Effective Electrical and their 300 trees!

By |2019-08-01T13:27:48+10:00August 1st, 2019|Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Effective Electrical and their 300 trees!

National Tree Day wouldn't be Australia's biggest tree planting and nature event without the hard work of 100s of volunteers across the country. Run for the past 20 years by Planet Ark in partnership with Toyota, Sunday July 28th 2019 saw a record number of trees planted across the nation. And with the help of a host of volunteers, we did our bit too! Working with Damon and Matt from [...]

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|Comments Off on Waldron. Walking the talk with solar panels and now trees!

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 [...]