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Streetscape Renewal 2016 project

Posted on July 8, 2016 by

Our Horticultural Manager Troy McKenzie has headed up one of our major projects working with the City of Salisbury, Streetscape Renewal 2016 project, Tree Planting & Maintenance. From start to finish a daily schedule has been set up and designed to ensure that the job was completed on time. Planting some 830 trees in Salisbury has greened […]

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Broadleaf Weed Control at the City of Port Adelaide Enfield

Posted on July 8, 2016 by

The advantages of using the Enviromist is that is has minimal spray drift and uses pink markers that can distinguish the areas where it has been sprayed to ensure that the operator does not go over this section again. You will see in the image here the ‘pink’ marker tube comes out here to delineate […]

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UrbanVirons proudly supports Junction Australia

Posted on July 8, 2016 by

We are a Socially Responsible Business & care about the wellbeing of people who need quality community support and housing services. Junction Australia assist disadvantaged families, children and people who find themselves in situations of homelessness. They offer services in housing, counselling and community participation. We are listed here on their website Junctionaustralia.org.au – SRB Profiles […]

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Our Turf and Irrigation Expert Doug Wright

Posted on May 26, 2016 by

Doug has brought a wealth of knowledge regarding turf management and irrigation to UrbanVirons Group. With six and half years of experience as a Green Keeper working on South Australia’s best golf courses. Preparing for golf tournaments such as the famous Jacobs Creek Open and specialising in turf management, irrigation and constructing courses working with world renowned architects.

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Landscaping Storage King St Marys

Posted on May 26, 2016 by

Coomsbarei Constructions managed the site works for the entirety of the project. Constant communication had to be held as changes around the exterior of the building were adapted regularly. Conduits were laid underneath civil works for future Irrigation lines as garden beds started to take place with the introduction of moss rocks. Once UrbanVirons were given access the project was given the go ahead with the installation of organic loam for site top soil. After several plant list changes, a native garden consisting of Dwarf Lomandras, Grevillea and ground cover varieties were planted as a natural layout. The process also included 2 Eukey Dwarf trees to be installed between storage units.

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Installation of Irrigation – Private Estate in Mt Barker

Posted on May 25, 2016 by

We have just completed an irrigation project for a private residence in Mt. Barker which is situated on one hectare of land. The purpose was to come up with a plan to reduce the water bill as the resident purely relied on mains water. The previous watering system was installed ten years ago and due to a poor design and no maintenance it was insufficient.

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Celebrating Earth Day, 22nd April

Posted on April 22, 2016 by

On 22nd April, we celebrate Earth Day. Celebrating and supporting a range of causes in environmentalism and sustainability, it’s a day to “get really big stuff done for our planet.”

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Happy International Plant Appreciation Day

Posted on April 13, 2016 by

International Plant Appreciation Day is celebrated worldwide on 13th April, reminding us to respect plant species for nutrition, as well as to prevent soil erosion, modify temperatures, provide shade and (of course) for aesthetic purposes. International Plant Appreciation Day is often celebrated by schools and communities across the country – including Greening Australia’s annual tree […]

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Growth retardant on trees around powerlines

Posted on March 7, 2016 by

Campbelltown City Council (SA) will be the first council to trial a new growth retardant on trees across South Australia, reducing or even eliminating the need to prune vegetation around powerlines. Do you support this new trial, to be applied in the coming weeks? Read more at the link below. http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/technology/science/trial-to-inject-growth-retardant-to-eliminate-unpopular-and-unsightly-pruning-of-trees-around-powerlines/news-story/5d7e6ed18d27a1248305902f2aa2886d

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Traditional Chinese Garden for Adelaide Parklands

Posted on March 2, 2016 by

2016 has been deemed an auspicious year to construct a new, traditional Chinese Garden in Adelaide’s parklands – as we approach the 15th anniversary of our sister city relationship with Qingdao, the 30th anniversary of our sister province relationship with Shandong, and the 10th anniversary since a similar proposal was considered by the Adelaide City […]

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