Harrison Funerals

Harrison Funerals are regular contributors to Fifteen Trees and support the planting of mature trees.

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 […]

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 […]

2308, 2017

Mature trees for Scotsburn Primary School.

By |August 23rd, 2017|Harrison Funerals, Plantings, Schools|Comments Off on Mature trees for Scotsburn Primary School.

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 the healing process’. In line with this statement, through Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals plant one mature tree for every funeral service.

 

Last month, Shaun O’Loughlin and his students from Scotsburn Primary School planted 20 mature trees to maintain and enhance the […]

903, 2017

Mt Clear Plants Mature Trees

By |March 9th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Plantings, Schools|Comments Off on Mt Clear Plants Mature Trees

Harrison Funerals have once again come to the assistance of local primary schools by providing Mt Clear PS with 20 mature trees. Cynthia Davidson along with students and teachers planted out the trees on National Tree Day. Maree and Brian Harrison have been generously donating mature trees to community groups in the Ballarat district since 2010, one mature tree is planted for every funeral service at the Main Road premises.

 

 
Mount […]

611, 2016

Napoleons Primary School plants 20 mature trees.

By |November 6th, 2016|Harrison Funerals, Plantings, Schools|Comments Off on Napoleons Primary School plants 20 mature trees.

Last term, Napoleon’s Primary School planted 20 mature trees, thanks to the generosity of Maree and Brian Harrison (Harrison Funerals).

 

 
Over many years, Napoleons Primary School have actively pursued and implemented an environmental awareness program, culminating in the planting of trees in our extensive school grounds. We were very fortunate to have been successful in our application for the Fifteen Trees project whereby we received 20 bare rooted trees. This was […]

2210, 2016

Mature trees at Brown Hill Pool and Skipton PS (Vic)

By |October 22nd, 2016|Harrison Funerals, Plantings, Schools|Comments Off on Mature trees at Brown Hill Pool and Skipton PS (Vic)

Seven new mature trees have been planted at 2 Ballarat sites this month thanks to the generosity of Maree and Brian Harrison (Harrison Funerals). Through Fifteen Trees, Maree and Brian plant one mature tree for every funeral service held at their Main Rd premises. This year alone, Fifteen Trees have organised the planting of 80 mature trees at schools and public spaces on the behalf of Harrison Funerals.
 

 
Hi Colleen,

A very […]

1909, 2016

Trees at Sebastopol Primary thanks to Harrison Funerals.

By |September 19th, 2016|Harrison Funerals, Plantings, Schools|Comments Off on Trees at Sebastopol Primary thanks to Harrison Funerals.

Brian and Maree Harrison (Harrison Funerals) have once again donated trees to a Ballarat local school. This time around, 17 mature trees were planted at Sebastopol Primary School 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 the healing process’. Harrison […]

908, 2016

Trees for Miner’s Rest PS.

By |August 9th, 2016|Harrison Funerals, Plantings, Schools|Comments Off on Trees for Miner’s Rest PS.

Since 2010 Maree and Brian Harrison (Harrison Funerals) have been planting one mature tree for every funeral service held at their Main Rd premises.

Recently seventeen mature trees were given to Miners Rest Primary School for their school grounds.
At Miners Rest Primary School students planted a number of fruit trees and various other plants around the school grounds. The fruit trees will support our kitchen garden program. Our thanks go to […]

2203, 2016

Mature Trees for Learmonth Community Gardens.

By |March 22nd, 2016|Harrison Funerals, Plantings|Comments Off on Mature Trees for Learmonth Community Gardens.

Since 2010, Brian and Maree Harrison (Harrison Funerals, Ballarat) have been supporting our local communities by providing them with mature trees. Late last year, Friends of Learmonth were delighted to receive 12 trees from the Harrisons for their community gardens.

 

Dear Colleen,
We have now been able to complete most of the plantings for the botanical park at the front of the block with 6 ornamental pears to line the fence line, […]

1401, 2016

Delacombe Primary School.

By |January 14th, 2016|Harrison Funerals, Plantings|Comments Off on Delacombe Primary School.

Delacombe Primary School students were delighted to receive 20 mature trees for their school grounds. Through Fifteen Trees, Brian and Maree Harrison (Harrison Funerals) generously donate one mature tree for every funeral service they conduct at their Main Rd, Ballarat funeral premises.

Since 2009, the Harrisons have helped 20 community groups plant over 250 mature trees. Huge thank you to Brian and Maree for allowing schools such as Delacombe Primary to […]

1807, 2015

Planting trees at Black Hill Primary School (Vic)

By |July 18th, 2015|Harrison Funerals, Plantings, Schools|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 to […]

2006, 2015

Mature trees at Bungaree PS.

By |June 20th, 2015|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Plantings, Schools|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 to 3pm). Brian […]

2212, 2014

St Francis Xavier PS and Harrison Funerals.

By |December 22nd, 2014|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Plantings, Schools|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 says so much about […]

611, 2014

Tree planting at Ballarat Specialist School

By |November 6th, 2014|Harrison Funerals, 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 […]

708, 2014

Mature trees at Mt Clear PS (Vic).

By |August 7th, 2014|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Plantings, Schools|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 […]

811, 2013

Mature trees for Harrison.

By |November 8th, 2013|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Plantings, Schools|Comments Off on Mature trees for Harrison.

Maree and Brian from Harrison Funerals (Ballarat) have been long time supporters of the local community through Fifteen Trees. For every cremation service, they have one tree planted in a public space. Often, the trees have gone to school groups. And this time is no exception.

Nicky Russell from St Columba Primary School planted 3 mature trees along the side of her school with the help of her environmental group.

At Ross […]

1410, 2013

Ballarat Specialist Farm School (Vic).

By |October 14th, 2013|Harrison Funerals, Plantings, Schools|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 garden […]

2309, 2013

St Francis Xavier, Ballarat.

By |September 23rd, 2013|Harrison Funerals, Plantings, Schools|Comments Off on St Francis Xavier, Ballarat.

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 varieties that we planted in the arbor are also […]

2303, 2012

Crewick North Primary School.

By |March 23rd, 2012|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Plantings, Schools|Comments Off on Crewick North Primary School.

Towards the end of last year the little primary school at Creswick North were the happy recipients of 10 mature trees donated by Maree and Brian Harrison of  Harrison Funerals Ballarat. The trees were planted by the students themselves but under the supervision of their teachers   Local families volunteered to water and maintain the trees over the long summer holidays. Principal Darren Mooney, was delighted to be able to […]

1011, 2011

Earth Ed, Victoria

By |November 10th, 2011|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Major Supporters, Plantings, Schools|Comments Off on Earth Ed, Victoria

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 Maree Harrison have funded the 10 trees at the Centre. By next summer, the grounds […]