Fifteen Trees

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.

712, 2017

Vriksasana – Tree Pose

By |December 7th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Plantings|Comments Off on Vriksasana – Tree Pose

Shayna Ogden is the Director of Ballarat Iyengar Yoga. At 28, she discovered Iyengar yoga and has been studying and practicing it for 20 years. Shayna is a certificated Iyengar Yoga teacher (Senior Intermediate Level 1). Ballarat is indeed lucky to have a teacher at this level. I have had the privilege to study under Shayna for the past 8 years. As you may have guessed … Vriksasana (or tree pose) is […]

212, 2017

If trees were rice grains.

By |December 2nd, 2017|Blog, Fifteen Trees|0 Comments

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3011, 2017

Trees for a King.

By |November 30th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, King's Cars, Major Supporters, Plantings|Comments Off on Trees for a King.

Peter King from King’s Cars Ballarat has been a generous supporter of Fifteen Trees for 7 years. During that time he has helped community groups in the Ballarat district plant over 6,500 trees. Fifteen Trees plants 15 trees for every Mitsubishis ASX sold at the dealership. Corporate social responsibility at its best. Last month, 270 of Peter’s trees were planted at the Bellarine Peninsula by Matt Crawley and his landcare team.

 

 
On National Tree Day, for the […]

2111, 2017

Planting a grove of silver birches.

By |November 21st, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Plantings, Schools|Comments Off on Planting a grove of silver birches.

This year alone, Brian and Maree Harrison (Harrison Funerals) have donated over 100 mature trees to Ballarat primary schools. The schools have benefited from the donation of trees for the school yard, providing shade to the students as well as a habitat for native species of insects and birds. Recently, Buninyong PS received 15 silver birches for their oval.

 

 

Harrison Funerals ‘strive to ensure that every family’s funeral experience is a positive one and through […]

1611, 2017

Smiles for trees.

By |November 16th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Plantings|Comments Off on Smiles for trees.

G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped us plant well over 34,000 trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups.
The partnership with Fifteen Trees allows GJG teams to go into […]

611, 2017

Eighteen supporters and 395 trees.

By |November 6th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Plantings|Comments Off on Eighteen supporters and 395 trees.

Fifteen Trees relies on a number of individuals and companies to assistance us in supporting community tree planting projects. This month, we gathered up 18 supporters and had their trees (395) planted at the one site. Westgate Park, Melbourne.
With the Westgate Bridge as a backdrop, the Friends of Westgate Park have now planted 4,000 trees generously supplied by supporters of Fifteen Trees. The group is engaged in a very successful re-vegetation […]

511, 2017

Thank you G.J.Gardner Homes Ararat

By |November 5th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Plantings|Comments Off on Thank you G.J.Gardner Homes Ararat

G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped us plant well over 34,000 trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups.
The partnership with Fifteen Trees allows GJG teams to go into […]

3010, 2017

A small carbon footprint for Ci2017.

By |October 30th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Plantings|Comments Off on A small carbon footprint for Ci2017.

Tania de Jong is the Founder of Creative Universe, a transformational leadership and innovation organisation that includes a number of branches as Sing for Good, Dimension5 Hub and Creative Innovation Global which is  running  the Creative Innovation Conference (Ci2017) in Melbourne from 13 – 15th of November.
I am very excited to be attending this conference in 2 weeks time, the line-up of guest speakers is amazing. Last I heard, they are still selling tickets […]

2610, 2017

Kings Cars and 300 community trees

By |October 26th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, King's Cars, Plantings, Schools|Comments Off on Kings Cars and 300 community trees

Peter King from King’s Cars Ballarat has been a generous supporter of Fifteen Trees for 7 years. During that time he has helped community groups in the Ballarat district plant over 6,500 trees.
Fifteen Trees plants 15 trees for every Mitsubishis ASX sold at the dealership. Corporate social responsibility at its best. Last month, 300 of Peter’s trees were planted at across 3 sites: the Girl Guide Hall at Lingbogol (120 trees), Waubra (60 […]

2510, 2017

Tree support from the CPA

By |October 25th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Plantings|Comments Off on Tree support from the CPA

Fifteen Trees was delighted to be a part of the Ballarat CPA’s Members Engagement Evening held earlier this year at the Mecure Inn. One hundred members attended the evening and as a result, we have planted 100 trees. One tree for every member who attended.

 

 

 

CPA trees went out to Cynthia Cook who works in Environmental Education at Villa Maria PS Ballarat. The trees were planted by Cynthia and her family at Waubra. […]

1910, 2017

Trees for Mornington

By |October 19th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Plantings|Comments Off on Trees for Mornington

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped plant 34,000 trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups.

The partnership with Fifteen Trees allows GJG teams to go […]

1010, 2017

Trees in the Mallee thanks to G.J Gardner Mildura.

By |October 10th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Plantings|Comments Off on Trees in the Mallee thanks to G.J Gardner Mildura.

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped plant 34,000 trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups.

 

Brad and Di Stanbrook from G. J. Gardner Homes Melbourne […]

510, 2017

National Tree Day and Earth Bottles

By |October 5th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Plantings|Comments Off on National Tree Day and Earth Bottles

Let me introduce Danni Carr and Ash Grunwald (Byron Bay, NSW) and their Eco Award Winning company called  Earth Bottles. This fabulous duo donate a percentage of their bottle sales to community groups for their tree planting projects. Through their company, they also generously support Clean Coast Collective, Beyond Blue and Breast Cancer Network Australia. Fifteen Trees is delighted to be working in association with Danni, Ash and of course the wonderful Briody Scholes (Torquay, Vic).

On National Tree Day, in the […]

608, 2017

Tree planting at Gippsland Lakes.

By |August 6th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Major Supporters, Plantings|Comments Off on Tree planting at Gippsland Lakes.

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped plant over 30,000 of trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the GJG and Fifteen Trees project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, Landcare and various environmental groups.

Michael Ellett from G.J. […]

608, 2017

Bass Coast tree planting thanks to G.J. Gardner Homes.

By |August 6th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Plantings|Comments Off on Bass Coast tree planting thanks to G.J. Gardner Homes.

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped plant over 30,000 of trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the GJG and Fifteen Trees project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, Landcare and various environmental groups.

Garry Cox and […]

1007, 2017

Sonja Meyer is eco-cool!

By |July 10th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Plantings|Comments Off on Sonja Meyer is eco-cool!

Sonja Meyer is a ‘socially RESPONSIBLE and environmentally conscious GRAPHIC and visual designer’ who also happens to love buying TREES to help keep her carbon footprint small.

 

 

To achieve her eco goals, Sonja includes these aspects into her work:

Improving quality of life for everyone, including the other 99%
Respect and care for the community
Conservation of Earth’s vitality and diversity
Minimising practices that deplete non-renewable resources
Changing personal attitudes about the impact of certain products and services through design.

 

 

 

This year, […]

2606, 2017

Trees for Upper Goulburn.

By |June 26th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Plantings|2 Comments

Chris Cobern and the hard working folks at Upper Goulburn have just planted 300 of our trees with the help of employees from NAB Melbourne. The trees went to a farm in the Kinglake District of North/Central Victoria.

 

 
The Upper Goulburn Landcare Network recently held a planting day on a farm near Kinglake.

With the help of corporate volunteers from NAB and members of the Kinglake Landcare Group, we planted 300 trees kindly provided […]

2606, 2017

G.J Gardner Bendigo

By |June 26th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Plantings|Comments Off on G.J Gardner Bendigo

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped plant over 30,000 of trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, Landcare and various environmental groups.

In 2016, G.J. Gardner Homes […]

1306, 2017

Ever Solar and trees.

By |June 13th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Plantings|Comments Off on Ever Solar and trees.

Ever Solar are installing solar panels and planting trees at the same time! For every KW system sold, Dave and the team from Melbourne are funding the planting of one tree. To date, we have planted 700 trees on Ever Solar’s behalf.

 

 

The trees were planted at the West Gate Reserve (Fishermans Bend, Melbourne at the city end of the Westgate Freeway).  This reserve was founded by 19 year-old Naomie Sunner, a […]

106, 2017

A small footprint event.

By |June 1st, 2017|Blog, Fifteen Trees|Comments Off on A small footprint event.

Tips for running a small footprint event.

Put someone in charge to ensure the small footprint theme is consistent and promote it as such. 

Produce an environmental policy for your conferences and meetings.

Offer attendees the option of buying a trees for planting by a local community group (see below how Fifteen Trees can help out here). 

Advise speakers about your small footprint event.

Keep all participants informed about your small footprint event.

Use/promote businesses that have green policies. Ask companies (e.g. the venue) […]