Issue #15 March 2017
A Change is in the Air!

With the cool change now sweeping across the country, it is the perfect opportunity to get those landscaping projects under way.
Check out some of the great tips and information below on planting for this time of the year.

Amy Gilson.

Autumn Planting
Why is Autumn the best time to plant? Planting when weather is cooler, and there is a considerable period of cooler weather ahead simply makes sense.

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Landscape Gardening Plants - How to Mass Plant for Large Gardens

For very large gardens, mass planting with reliable landscaping plants can be the most effective way to achieve an attractive and easy care garden without requiring extensive gardening know how. Mass planting can also mean simplified maintenance, as all the plants will be happy with the same maintenance tasks.

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Does a Green Wall count as Green Space?

Having green space matters. As available land becomes a highly valuable commodity in our cities, less and less is devoted to green space.

Click Here to read the full story by Kate Wall

Our Top 10 Plants for Mass Planting in VIC

Here we have listed our Top 10 plants for Mass Planting in VIC.

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Empire Turf: King of the Roadside

Choosing the right turf for roadsides is an important detail for councils that is often overlooked. The right roadside coverage can offer benefits in time management, allocating budgets, even health and safety.

Click Here to read the full story (By Alyce Shaw - Turf Mate)

Upcoming Events

Ozbreed will be in attendance at various events in the coming months, and throughout the year. To see the Conferences and Trade shows we will be attending throughout April and May Click Here (75kb)

Poa labillardieri 'ESKDALE' PBR
'Eskdale' is proven as the best mass planting landscape Poa for 15 years. It is low cost, fast to establish and its larger size means its great at outcompeting weeds. Perfect for Autumn planting.
Kingsdale® Poa poiformis
'PP500' PBR

This Poa has brilliant blue arching foliage that will add softness to any landscape. It is great for erosion control, is excellent in coastal positions and is great for Autumn planting.
Nafray® Pennisetum alopecuroides 'PA300' PBR
This Pennisetum is a tougher, and more compact variety of native Pennisetum. It has low seed viability, making it a non-invasive native. It has been a proven performer in landscape for over 10 years, is more drought tolerant and again is a great choice for Autumn mass planting.
Pennstripe™ Pennisetum alopecuroides 'PAV300' PBR
This very compact and hardy native grass has beautiful contrasting variegated foliage, is non-invasive to bush land, and grows to 2/5 the size of the common form.
Purple Lea® Pennisetum alopecuroides 'PA400' PBR
Another beautiful Australian Native grass that has low seed viability, making it friendly to native bush land. It boasts showy, feathery purple flowers that contrast with its full sized green foliage, and is great at attracting native birds.
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