Trees At Work

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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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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Trees at Work: Christmas Trees

Since we are (quite) interested in trees here at Just Trees – we can’t help but notice the interesting phenomena that occurs towards the end of every year whereby families bring a tree into their house and decorate it. The…
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Trees At Work: Three Fantastic Avenue Trees

The idea of an avenue is one of the oldest landscaping concepts. Avenues are naturally comforting concepts, a passageway or pathway from point A to point B, neatly protected by a line of trees; almost like an organized forest. Your…
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