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Exotic, Native, Indigenous. What is the difference?

October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments


The team at Genus gets asked this question often. While most people have an understanding of what is an exotic plant and what is a native plant, it is the definition of what is indigenous that causes confusion.  Much of the work we do is governed by guidelines of local councils and there is a […]
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Read the True Vision for Melbourne’s Royal Park | via The Age

July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments


How many of you have been to Royal Park? How many of you have visited a part of the park that is not a sports field or zoo? The wide expanses of the park to the north of the CBD are known to many, but many do not know the original design intent for the […]
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Reforms to the Treatment of Victoria’s Native Vegetation and Who to Talk to About it

June 13, 2013 | 0 Comments


Recently the State Government reviewed the regulations for clearing native vegetation.  For 10 years, the landscape and development industry has operated according to the ‘Net-Gain’ guidelines.  These have now been superseded. So where does this leave the industry and what does it mean to you? The article below provides a good starting point to understanding […]
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