Plantings

Where all the our trees have been planted.

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

Trees from BASK

By |December 2nd, 2017|Plantings|0 Comments

Siobhán McCuskey is the woman behind bask aromatherapy. Siobhan and her team only use the finest, organic, botanical ingredients which are then gently blended with essential oils. To maintain premium quality, freshness is a priority. That’s why they produce their products in small batches. Siobhan chips in for one tree for every internet and wholesale order.

 

 
Recently we planted 30 trees on the behalf of Siobhán. The trees were planted at The Westgate Reserve, Melbourne […]

212, 2017

Planting Trees with Earth Bottles

By |December 2nd, 2017|Plantings|0 Comments

Danni Carr and Ash Grunwald (Byron Bay, NSW) have established an Eco Award Winning company called  Earth Bottles. Treading lightly on the Earth, Danni and Ash donate a percentage of their bottle sales to community groups for their tree planting projects. Fifteen Trees is delighted to be working in association with Danni, Ash and of course the wonderful Briody Scholes (Torquay, Vic).

 

Fifteen Trees has been contributing to revegetation projects in Upper Gouldburn District of Victoria since 2010 and this year the relationship […]

3011, 2017

Grill’d Trees.

By |November 30th, 2017|Plantings|Comments Off on Grill’d Trees.

Grill’d Ballarat is a big hearted company who take their burgers seriously. We love that we are given the option to buy vegan and vegetarian burgers that are delicious and kind to the planet. This is straight from their website .. We read somewhere that 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.

 

 
Earlier this year, […]

3011, 2017

Trees for a rural wedding.

By |November 30th, 2017|Plantings, Schools|Comments Off on Trees for a rural wedding.

Congratulations to Melissa Cole and Tristan Lambert on their wedding earlier this year. Kindly parents/in-law, Barb Hiley and Peter Lambert have gifted the newlyweds 75 trees. One for each attendee at the wedding. What a great way to begin a new life together by having a low (carbon) footprint wedding.

 

The 75 trees were planted at primary schools at 2 locations. Thirty trees were planted by Nadine Ogilvie and her class at Sebastopol PS, and the […]

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 […]

3011, 2017

Trees from CERES

By |November 30th, 2017|Plantings|0 Comments

CERES (Centre of Education and Research in Environmental Strategies) is an award winning, not-for-profit park located on 4.5 hectares on the Merri Creek in Melbourne. The park offers many services including a food market, nursery, cafe, education programs and guided tours (not only of their centre but OS and outback Australia).

 

 

CERES encourages school groups to chip in to buy a tree to cover the carbon footprint of their visit to […]

2111, 2017

Biodiversity and tree planting.

By |November 21st, 2017|Plantings|Comments Off on Biodiversity and tree planting.

The Viatek Group is a services-based organisation, offering tailored business solutions in print, telephony and all aspects of IT. Established in 1984, Viatek is Australian owned and operated. General Manager, Peter Bull has been a supporter of Fifteen Trees for the past 4 years. This year he has generously added to his tree portfolio with another 330 trees for community groups. These trees will reduce the carbon footprint of the company’s fleet […]

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 […]

2011, 2017

Tree planting at Muckleford, Vic

By |November 20th, 2017|Plantings|Comments Off on Tree planting at Muckleford, Vic

Peter Thompson from Thompson Family Funeral Directors in Castlemaine as been working with Fifteen Trees since 2012, to help improve the native environment of the Central Highlands district of Victoria. The funeral home has one tree planted for every service. This year, Peter’s trees were planted next to the Muckleford Rail Station, Central Victoria.

Here are John Blake, Sue Luke and Eddie Harvey inspecting the plantings adjacent to Muckleford Rail station. You will see the […]

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 […]

1611, 2017

Plant trees and the rains will come.

By |November 16th, 2017|GJG, Plantings|Comments Off on Plant trees and the rains will come.

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 […]

611, 2017

Macneil and Trees.

By |November 6th, 2017|Plantings|Comments Off on Macneil and Trees.

Paul McCuskey and Jason Neil, from Ballarat building company Macneil Group have once again ‘come to the party’ to support tree planting communities within Victoria. This year Paul and Jason’s 120 trees have gone out to the Friends of the West Gate Park for planting. The trees will help reduce the carbon emissions of their 8 company cars (15 trees per car).

 

 

Thank you Paul and Jason for your ongoing support of our native […]

611, 2017

Girl Guides plant 20 mature trees.

By |November 6th, 2017|Harrison Funerals, Plantings, Schools|Comments Off on Girl Guides plant 20 mature trees.

Brian and Maree Harrison (Harrison Funerals) have once again donated trees to community groups in the Ballarat district. This time around, 20 mature trees were planted at the Girl Guides camp at Creswick, due to the generosity of this caring couple.

 

 

Harrison Funerals ‘strive to ensure that every family’s funeral experience is a positive one and through (their) care and service (they) are able to ease some of the grief and assist […]

511, 2017

Swan Hill Council benefits from a generous G. J. Gardner Homes.

By |November 5th, 2017|GJG, Plantings|Comments Off on Swan Hill Council benefits from a generous G. J. Gardner Homes.

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 […]

511, 2017

Trees planted while magpie swoops.

By |November 5th, 2017|GJG, Plantings|Comments Off on Trees planted while magpie swoops.

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 […]

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 […]