Planting a native tropical garden is easier than you think

The tropical or Balinese garden style is a very popular one in Australia. In fact many urban gardens lend themselves to this garden style with lots of shaded areas to be found close to buildings. And of course with many of us wanting to recreate our ideal holiday setting at home, it is no wonder …


Lots of eco-friendly fun at LEAF 2017!

The Natura team had lots of fun joining in with all the activities at the 2017 LEAF (Logan Eco Action Festival) recently. This was such an incredibly busy event and it was so great to see so many people supporting and enjoying a festival that was focused on all of us becoming more environmentally-minded. The …


GroNATIVE is given a ‘thumbs up’ by Hort Journal Australia

It was wonderful to see the appearance of the new GroNATIVE app in the April edition of the well-known publication Hort Journal Australia. The article, written by reknowned Australian native plant expert Kate Heffernan (learn more about Kate and her work on her website), runs through the value that an app such as grow native …


What’s so great about a green wall?

What are the benefits of a green wall for your business? They are a unique marketing tool… Is a client going to remember the blank white walls of your conference room? Probably not. But, you can bet they’ll remember the beautiful vertical garden or green wall in your reception area. Green walls are also great for creating an eco-friendly, environmentally …


VIDEO: You can introduce this threatened species to your garden with GroNATIVE!

Growing native plants in your garden has the potential to not only create a beautiful environment but can also have so many benefits for your local biodiversity. In fact some of our beautiful native plants could use your help as some of them are not doing so well out there in the wild due to …


GroNATIVE app launched TODAY!

Today saw the launch of the brand new GroNATIVE app designed for South East Queenslanders by Natura Pacific, Griffith University and the Queensland Government. The event was a great success with the Minister for Innovation the Honourable Ms Leeanne Enoch formally releasing the app to the public at Griffith University’s Red Zone at Southport. Natura …


VIDEO: Native beauty for your garden – GroNATIVE

The native beauty that Australia’s own plant life can offer often doesn’t receive the accolades it deserves! This is particularly the case when we look at what so many of us choose to plant in our gardens – because if we choose natives, we are are choosing to protect our precious biodiversity too! But very …


VIDEO: Natura Pacific helping to inspire innovation and build partnerships

Natura Pacific are proud to be partnering with Griffith University in a project rich in innovation which will see technology playing a role to support improving the biodiversity of south east Queensland. This project received a valuable contribution of funding through the Queensland Government’s Advance Queensland Knowledge Transfer Partnerships program. This video, produced by the Queensland …


GroNATIVE – A new app to improve Queensland’s biodiversity

Beginning in 2016, Natura Pacific, partnering with Griffith University, was successfully awarded a grant to create a brand new app for south-east Queensland. As part of the Labor Government’s ‘Advance Queensland’ initiative, this project seeks to provide innovative and exciting new technology for people in south-east Queensland to bring back native vegetation. From private urban gardens …


Connecting Community for Waterways – South East QLD

During 2013 and 2014 team at Natura Pacific were proud to help facilitate and implement the Connecting Community for Waterways project. This project was undertaken as a service to the community which was focused on students and community collecting native seeds to provide as a resource to prison inmates participating in horticulture training, as part …

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