Tag - native plants


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: Why not try growing finger limes – a native citrus

Did you know that Australia has its very own species of native citrus? In fact there are a total of six different Aussie citrus species but the most well known is without a doubt the finger lime. The Australian finger lime (Citrus australasica) is becoming an increasingly popular and sought after ingredient in the culinary world …


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 …


The Melaleuca irbyana Project – South East QLD

During 2016 Natura Pacific has worked alongside Lendlease, Logan City Council, Department of Defence, Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) to harvest the seed of Melaleuca irbyana in south-east Queensland. This species is listed as ‘Endangered’ under the Queensland State Government’s Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulation 2006. It is also the keystone species in a …


GroNATIVE: Taking gardening with natives to the next level

Using Australian native plants for gardening is not a new concept. In fact we have been encouraged by many celebrity gardeners for some 25 years or more to give growing our Aussie natives a go. Indeed there are some distinct advantages in growing native plants with one of the biggest being their ability to meet …

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