Along the Mallee highway towards the top north western corner of Victoria you will stumble across the small rural township of Manangatang (pop 3200). Nestled in this wheat and sheep country is the tiny school of Manangatang P-12. Donna Barry is the President of the Parents and Friends group and she contacted Fifteen Trees looking for support for the school’s tree planting program. I was delighted to help out with […]
Over the past year, Brisbane Ranges Landcare has received 825 trees thanks to the generous supporters of Fifteen Trees. They sourced the native seedlings from their local native nursery (Eco-Regeneration at Sutherlands Creek) and distributed them to 13 individual members of the landcare group. The last lot of trees (195) were planted by John and Denise Anderson of Batesford.
John writes ‘Thank you to the supporters of Fifteen Trees for our […]
Out at the Brisbane Ranges there is a dynamite landcare group who are very proactive when it come to re-vegetating the native species of flora. Fifteen Trees has been supplying Neil Day and his group for the past 2 years with trees from Eco-Regeneration Nursery at Sutherland’s Creek.
This time round, 825 trees were supplied to the group of which 246 were generously paid for by the following companies and individuals. […]
James and Susan Bufton have for many years worked the historic Staughton Vale holding. Located at the foot of the Brisbane Ranges, it is a landmark property of historical and architectural significance. The blue-stone home (1870) is one of the earlier homes in the area.
The couple have extensively revegetated almost the full length of the the Little River that runs through the property. The revegetation has resulted in the Little […]
Ceramic artists Asha and Keir from Angus & Celeste make the most beautiful jewellery and home wares. Based in Melbourne, these two dynamic and talented people produce their own range as well as manage their on-line store. For every purchase (via the website) Asha and Keir donate $1.00 towards tree planting. This equates to 75 trees every season. In the past, their trees have been planted at Shepparton, Lake Learmonth, […]
Every quarter, Asha Celeste Cato and Keir Angus MacDonald from Angus & Celeste donate $1.00 for every on-line purchase made from their beautiful ceramic and porcelain store. This means that every season, Fifteen Trees can plant out 75 trees on their behalf.
St Luke’s Primary School were the recipients of 30 of their trees.
Olivia Hill (Grade 5) writes … On Friday the 26th of July, the Year 5 students from St […]
The Friends of Learmonth are very grateful for the donation by supporters of Fifteen Trees for the 250 native, indigenous plants which we have planted in our Community Garden to complement the screening by the larger natives.
The Community garden is a community initiative which continues to evolve. The location of the block is at the entrance to Learmonth and so we hope it will become a welcome stop off […]
Asha Celeste Cato and Keir Angus MacDonald from Angus & Celeste has been long time supporters of our native environment, donating $1.00 for every on-line purchase made from their beautiful website. They produce contemporary porcelain jewellery and modern collectable home wares. Well worth a look.
Seventy five trees were planted recently, across 2 sites on the behalf of their company. Sixty were planted at the Whroo Conservation Reserve (Northern Victoria) while […]
Last month 120 trees were distributed to 2 groups in central Victoria. Both groups sent in lovely photos of which I’ve included here. Two fantastic companies and some great school kids have made these plantings possible.
Hello Colleen, Here is a photos of the 60 trees and shrubs that we planted, we can’t wait for them to grow. L. Hecker.
A Gladman from Axedale writes ‘Saturday morning was spent with our young […]
‘Hi Colleen, Thank you so much for the trees. We planted them all on public land on the perimeter of an open playing field. A space that is shared by the Daylesford Dharma School and the Daylesford Tennis Club. We are changing the embankment from a lawn area (that has been chemically sprayed in the past) to a native habitat with mixed plantings that includes native grasses, shrubs and trees’. […]
Over the course of the year I find myself giving gifts of trees in appreciation of people’s support. In 2011, I gave trees to two landowners in central Victoria. Sixty trees went to Charley from Metcalf and another sixty went to Nicole (her 2 boys are pictured) from the Bendigo region. Those who had trees planted on their behalf included: Asha from Angus & Celeste (15 trees), Natasha Palmer from Phoenix Racer (15 trees), the women who attended the […]
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.
The gorgeous company Angus & Celeste (fine jewellery and accessories) have become new Fifteen Tree supporters. They have committed to donating $1.00 from every sale from their beautiful range of jewellery, clothing and home wares. If you love locally made products (and who […]