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7 09, 2015

Harrison Funerals plants trees for every funeral service.

By |2017-12-15T10:42:41+11:00September 7th, 2015|Fifteen Trees, Schools, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Harrison Funerals plants trees for every funeral service.

Since 2010, Maree and Brian Harrison from Harrison Funerals (Ballarat) have been supporting our local community groups by donating mature trees for their grounds and gardens. Though Fifteen Trees, one tree is planted for every service conducted at their Main Rd premises. This year, one of the recipients of these trees was Ballarat North Primary School. Tracy Murphy and students from grades 1/2 and 3/4. Classroom teacher, Tracy [...]

18 07, 2015

Planting trees at Black Hill Primary School (Vic)

By |2017-12-15T10:42:44+11:00July 18th, 2015|Harrison Funerals, Schools, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Planting trees at Black Hill Primary School (Vic)

Dear Colleen, We picked up our bare-rooted trees (from Avalon Nursery) during the final week of last term, and planted them straight away.  Our Environmental Monitors along with our teachers helped plant the trees. It was wonderful to receive such a generous donation for our school, and it will be great in the springtime to see the leaves fill the branches and watch them grow. The children were very excited [...]

20 06, 2015

Mature trees at Bungaree PS.

By |2017-12-15T10:42:45+11:00June 20th, 2015|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Schools, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Mature trees at Bungaree PS.

Maree and Brian Harrison from Harrison Funerals, have been supporting Fifteen Trees since 2010. In that time, they have helped plant 220 mature trees in public spaces including school grounds, community gardens and reserves. Bungaree PS recently planted 10 mature trees courtesy of Maree and Brian's generosity. Principal Calvin Tromps writes .. Hi Colleen, we planted our trees (10)  yesterday as part of our huge working bee (went from 10 [...]

22 12, 2014

St Francis Xavier PS and Harrison Funerals.

By |2017-12-15T10:42:52+11:00December 22nd, 2014|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Schools, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on St Francis Xavier PS and Harrison Funerals.

Make mud-pies ... Jump in puddles ... Climb trees ... Lie in the grass Build a fort ...Run barefoot Play in the rain ... Reach for the stars ... Imagine Tread gently ... Sleep soundly Sarah Page is the Environmental Teacher at St Francis Xavier Primary School in Ballarat East. In fact, Sarah is so wonderful at her job that she wears the title of Environmental Teacher of 2015! This [...]

6 11, 2014

Tree planting at Ballarat Specialist School

By |2017-12-15T10:42:55+11:00November 6th, 2014|Harrison Funerals, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Tree planting at Ballarat Specialist School

Brian and Maree Harrison from Harrison Funerals have been long time supporters of Fifteen Trees. Brian was keen to contribute to local community groups and came up with the suggestion that through Fifteen Trees, one mature tree is planted on the behalf of families and friends who had lost a loved one. The mature trees planted tend to be exotic species such as Elm, Oak, Liquid Amber and Ash and [...]

7 08, 2014

Mature trees at Mt Clear PS (Vic).

By |2017-12-15T10:42:59+11:00August 7th, 2014|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Schools, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Mature trees at Mt Clear PS (Vic).

Maree and Brian Harrison from Harrison Funerals (Ballarat) support our local community in many ways, one of which is to  provide mature trees to schools and public areas in the district. Over the course of our 4 year partnership, the Harrisons have provided over 150 mature trees to places such as Learmonth Community Gardens, Villa Maria PS, Mt Clear College, Ross Creek PS, the Garibaldi Reserve and now Mt Clear [...]

14 10, 2013

Ballarat Specialist Farm School (Vic).

By |2017-12-15T10:43:09+11:00October 14th, 2013|Harrison Funerals, Schools, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Ballarat Specialist Farm School (Vic).

The Ballarat Specialist School was grateful to receive the generous donation of 18 deciduous trees from long time supporters of Fifteen Trees - Harrison Funerals.  The trees were planted by one of the senior classes at the School's FARM Campus (Norman Street, Ballarat) earlier last month.   "With such a large area to develop, the school was thrilled to receive the donation of trees. They have added significantly to our [...]

23 09, 2013

St Francis Xavier, Ballarat.

By |2017-12-15T10:43:11+11:00September 23rd, 2013|Harrison Funerals, Schools, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on St Francis Xavier, Ballarat.

Planting mature trees at Villa Maria. Hi Colleen, This photo is a quick capture of one of the beautiful Cherry Trees that we planted during School's Tree Day, as sponsored by Harrison Funerals. The students have taken great care, feeding the trees a good dose of horse manure, compost and mulching with pea straw. They've even used a little of our 'worm juice' on them. The other fruiting [...]

7 08, 2013

Woady Yaloak Primary School, Smythesdale, Vic.

By |2017-12-15T10:43:13+11:00August 7th, 2013|Fifteen Trees, Schools, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Woady Yaloak Primary School, Smythesdale, Vic.

Hi Colleen, I have attached some photos from our tree planting day on Friday. It was a very successful day and hopefully the trees planted will grow well and provide a home for all the local birds and shade for the children at our Campus. Thank you and thanks also to Harrison Funerals who enabled these trees to be planted.  Miss Debbie Mayman Woady Yaloak PS - Smythesdale New [...]

7 10, 2012

Phoenix College, Sebastopol, Victoria.

By |2017-12-15T10:43:21+11:00October 7th, 2012|Fifteen Trees, Schools, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Phoenix College, Sebastopol, Victoria.

On the school grounds of Phoenix College Sebastopol on National Tree Day, Fifteen Trees along with a hand full of students from the Year 10 Environmental Science class planted 4 mature trees. These trees were planted due to the generous support of Brian and Maree Harrison from Harrison Funerals Ballarat. Lachlan, Maree Harrison and Samantha - on the grounds at Phoenix College. Brian and Maree have now helped [...]

21 07, 2012

Learmonth Community Gardens, Victoria.

By |2017-12-15T10:43:25+11:00July 21st, 2012|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings|2 Comments

Friends of Learmonth Community Gardens. Dear Colleen, The Friends of Learmonth are very grateful for the donation by Fifteen Trees for the 20 exotics which we have planted in our Community Garden. This is the beginning of what we hope will become a Botanical Park for generations to enjoy. The community garden is a community initiative which continues to evolve. The exotics chosen will provide a magnificent autumnal [...]

10 11, 2011

Earth Ed, Victoria

By |2017-12-15T10:43:29+11:00November 10th, 2011|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Major Supporters, Schools, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Earth Ed, Victoria

The new 'Earth Science Centre' at Mt Clear, Ballarat. Last month and with some assistance,  VET students from Mt Clear Secondary College planted out 10 mature trees on behalf of Harrison Funerals of Main Road Ballarat. Grant  Henderson (Curriculum Developer) from Earth Ed writes 'Thank you Colleen for organising our trees. The grounds were looking very barren and devoid of any greenery.  These trees could not have been planted without your support". Brian and [...]

30 10, 2011

Garibaldi Tree Planting Day, Vic.

By |2017-12-15T10:43:31+11:00October 30th, 2011|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Major Supporters, Tree Plantings|1 Comment

When you carbon offset your car or flight with Fifteen Trees, you get to see exactly where your trees have been planted and you directly support our rural environment and communities. "Hi Colleen, Just to give you some background. The Garibaldi Hall is a community meeting place 30 km south of Ballarat that started life as the Garibaldi School soon after the gold rush of the1850s. Adjoining the Hall is [...]

21 01, 2011

Trees at ‘yum productions’.

By |2017-12-15T10:43:37+11:00January 21st, 2011|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Major Supporters, Tree Plantings|1 Comment

 Dear Colleen, Thank you so much for the opportunity to join Fifteen Trees on the greening of our local area. The trees we received through the project were so beautiful, the day so lovely and the environment so awesome that we felt we had to show you with these images. This is Michael and I after having planted the mature trees, we are very happy. Thanks again for [...]

21 11, 2010

Art Therapy Studio.

By |2017-12-15T10:43:38+11:00November 21st, 2010|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Major Supporters, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Art Therapy Studio.

  "Dearest Filippa,  Thank you so much for the opportunity to receive two trees via your generous project.  The trees are to be the very first plants that will establish a new garden surrounding an old church in Ballarat. The small church grounds have been neglected for many years, and so these trees are particularly valued. All my own resources are being channelled into renovating the interior of the church [...]

10 10, 2010

Garibaldi Hall

By |2017-12-15T10:43:38+11:00October 10th, 2010|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Major Supporters, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Garibaldi Hall

"The Garibaldi Hall and Public Reserve is located 20 km south of Ballarat, on the Mt Mercer Road, surrounded by farms and small rural landholdings. The Hall started life as the Garibaldi School which operated from 1879 until 1943, and has been refurbished over the past twenty-five years to become a focal point for local community events. The Public Reserve adjoining the Hall is a delightful area with barbecues, shelters, [...]

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