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Nursery News: Treeification

If you’ve been following this blog, perhaps you’ll have noticed a small change… We’ve changed the name of this blog to Treeification because we think we have finally found a term that sums up the ethos and driving force behind…
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Types of Trees: Ilex mitis (Cape Holly)

The Ilex mitis, or Cape Holly is a beautiful evergreen that can reach between up to 8-10m in cultivation. Although there are over 200 species in the holly family all over the world, the Ilex mitis is the only holly…
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Repost: The Wonders of the Moringa Tree

Today we’re reading the Greenpop blog and finding out more about the incredible Moringa Tree. Find the original article at Greenpop right here. Written by Matthew Koehorst. — “Moringa Oliefera is a tree native to the Southern foothills of the…
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Trees at Work: Handling Drought

No one needs to be informed about the current crisis in the Western Cape. We’re experiencing the worst drought since 1904! Part of our ethos here at Just Trees has always been to seek out green and sustainable farming practices,…
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Tree Heroes: Ecosia

Today’s Tree Hero is not what you’d expect! Ecosia is a search engine that uses their ad revenue to plant trees and aid with tree planting projects from all around the world. To date they have planted over 10 million…
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Types of Trees: Syzygium guineense (Waterpear)

The Syzygium guineense is a popular choice for landscape architects, especially if they require an indigenous species. Also known as the Waterpear, this beautiful evergreen has a variety of features that make it a wonderful addition to different landscaping projects…
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Updated .PNG’s for Landscape Architects

If you’ve looked at our website recently, you’ll notice a small change under the ‘View Pictures’ tab (where you can find current photos of the trees we have in stock ). A small change to some, but a big and…
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Trees at Work: Small Trees

Sometimes size does matter! Today we’re looking at small trees and their uses in landscape architecture and landscaping sites. There are times when a smallish tree is exactly what’s needed to fill a space, create continuity of line, soften a wall…
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