Issue #5 August 2013
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In This Issue

Featured Article:
Photographic plant tour of Ozbreed Plants in
New Zealand

Softfall landscapes and playground mulch trials

Ozbreed launched New Australian website

Download the New
Ozbreed Brochure for
New Zealand (8MB)

City living to get more hot and bothered

Plant profiles:

GREY BOX™ Westringia fruticosa ‘WES04’ PVR

WYEENA™ Dianella tasmanica ‘TAS300’ PVR

TASRED™ Dianella tasmanica ‘TR20’ PVR
Tour of New Zealand plants.
Photo Tour of Ozbreed Plants in New Zealand

Take a tour of Todd Layts photo's from his trip to New Zealand earlier this year.
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Previous popular articles
3D Graphics

  Plant Profile:
SWEET MIST™ Phormium tenax 'PHOS2' PVR

Tanika Turns 10

Plant Profile:
MUNDI™ Westringia fruticosa ‘WES05’ PVR intended

Welcome to our first newsletter for 2013.

This issue we have some great new photo's from Todd Layts trip to New Zealand earlier in the year, plus as a follow on from last issues Playground Mulch article we have a new article on Soft fall landscapes.

Also good news, we have a new New Zealand catalogue.

Hope you enjoy this issue and find some helpful information.

Kind regards,

Beck Dutschke
Soft Fall Landscapes
Soft Fall Landscapes
In the last issue we had an article on winning at the Kidsafe awards for our Playground Mulch trials. Since then Katrina Layt from this office has been helping out at the working bees, ozbreed has been donating plants toward more trials and a new paper has been written on Soft fall landscapes for playground areas. Read more
Ozbreed's New Brochure
New NZ Brochure

We have a new and updated brochure for our Landscape Professionals.

The new brochure is full of new plant varieties, existing plant varieties, photos, a Quick Plant Selection Guide and plenty of information.

Click here to download a PDF version (8MB).

City living to get more hot and bothered
City Living to get more hot and bothered

We have been talking about heat on surfaces for sometime now, here is an article on how our cities will become more hot and bothered in the future.

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Introducing you to Archoncad

Archoncad is the premier provider of Vectorworks training. Although based in New Zealand, they provide training to clients worldwide through manuals, online training, and special interest group sessions for landscapers. The special interest group is ideal for landscapers to learn from others.
Ozbreeds new 3D graphics have been put into Vectorworks by Archoncad.
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Plant Profile: Grey Box™ Westringia fruticosa ‘WES04’ PVR
Grey Box Westringia perfect for NZ
A very compact Australian native, perfect for New Zealand. 

Grey Box™ is drought and frost tolerant and is great used for hedging along with other uses for  your next landscape project.

Read more about Grey Box™

Plant Profile: Wyeena™ Dianella tasmanica ‘TAS300’ PVR
Wyeena Plant Profile

Wyeena™ dianella has stunning variegated contrasting foliage all year round, which is one of the reasons it is great for mass planting in landscapes and accent gardens.

Click here for more information. 

Have a look at our Australian YouTube Clip

Plant Profile: Tasred™ Dianella tasmanica ‘TR20’PVR
Tasred, tough and reliable
Tasred™ dianella is tough adaptable and reliable, with beautiful foliage and purple berries.

It has great erosion control capabilities, strengthening the soil to 215%.

Click here to read more on Tasred™.

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