StoneSet will officially celebrate 10 years of project installations this coming 16th December. Over that period we’ve completed thousands of landscaping installations, Australia wide. Continue reading “10 years – Tree Surrounds”
This years’ drought across the eastern seaboard has become a stern reminder on inadequate design for water conservation. Environmental considerations are sometimes forgotten or left as a ‘nice to have’ at the point of design.
Combining the pastoral with the modern is a design strategy we see everywhere. From subdivisions to city roads, the combination of smooth modernity with the green of gardens and trees appeals to multiple needs at once. However, it isn’t easy to grow your trees in a concrete jungle. With proper planning, and a little help from porous paving, though, it can be done.
Landscape Architects are frequently asked to find creative ways to include green space in projects within urban surroundings that feature hard surfaces. The use of trees is often limited by the need to maintain the surrounding surface mulch or mowing requirements. Additionally, the accumulation of weeds, rodent damage and frequent foot traffic around curb-side tree trenches can cause tree growth problems.
You spend a lot of time and effort on your trees, and you want to get the best use out of them. This is why we offer porous tree surrounds.
There is a lot of opinion over the best spec for a porous tree pit paving specification. We have been installing tree pits for nearly 20 years and worked with a lot of engineers, architects, landscapers, and arborists. Continue reading “Tree Pit Talk”
Trees like to move and in the hard landscaping world, they like to move a lot. Continue reading “Why are StoneSet rubber tree pits the best?”
Four years ago, in readiness for Kiama’s 100 year celebrations, the council asked StoneSet to install Terracotta resin bound paving to the tree surrounds on Terralong Street. Continue reading “Kiama Tree Surrounds four years on”