Trees At Work

Avoiding the winter snap

It’s May. Can you believe it? All of a sudden the mornings are darker. We’re presented with shorter days and are dressed in an affinity of layers. This is the time we are reminded that it is not only us…
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Top 3 trends to add to your landscape designs in 2019!

Each year we see different trends increasing in popularity due to environmental changes, customer demands and social-economic constraints. It is important to stay up to date with the different ways in which you as a landscape designer can assist your…
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Real Concrete Jungles

Cities cover only about 3% of the Earth’s land but, are responsible for 70% of the world’s energy consumption and 75% of the carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to climate change. So, it’s no wonder designers and engineers are racing…
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Why Biophilia Matters In An Office Environment

There’s a new trend in office design that has been steadily picking up its pace the past couple of years, and now it looks like it’s here to stay. As humans, we’ve become more aware of the importance of getting…
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Trees at work: Windbreaks

In South Africa, both us and our landscapes are up against a wide range of climates and environmental factors. One such factor that is tough for any to avoid is that of wind. In fact, South Africa is so windy…
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Trees at Work: Shade & More

You may have noticed on our social media platforms some information regarding the ways in which planting certain trees in specific places will not only transform a landscape, but also make significant impacts on buildings and the people who live…
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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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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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