Types of Trees

A tree feature: The Pin Oak

Pin Oak : A tree feature It’s been a while since we did a tree feature, so today we will be profiling a tree that is commonly used for landscaping, the Pin Oak. Whilst we are currently in lockdown, if…
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COVID-19

At Just Trees, we love this well illustrated and informative post by Wei Man Kow on the current pandemic CORONAVIRUS also known as COVID-19. At times like this, it is best to educate yourself and spread awareness on the matter. Click the link…
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Biophilic design in the workplace

This month, we have a guest post from the team at Straight North, discussing biophilic design in the workplace. The infographic below discusses the benefits, elements and implementation of a biophilic design in the workplace. Going green and creating a more natural interior…
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Summer’s coming!

As we head towards the warmer months of the year, the question of how to keep cool comes to play. People begin to rely more on A/C’s, fans and more often then not opt to stay inside rather then get…
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Tree Feature – Celtis africana

This month we have a fantastic tree feature for you, it is also a protected tree in South Africa. The Celtis africana (from the family of Cannabaceae), otherwise known as the White Stinkwood, is a deciduous, indigenous tree that flourishes…
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Tree Feature: Combretum erythrophyllum (Burch.) Sond.

Combretum erythrophyllum (Burch.) Sond. (River bush-willow)   If you’re looking for a tree species that is fast growing, medium sized and beautiful to look at, look no further! The River bush-willow is a landscape architect’s dream species which is why…
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7 Interesting trees to add to your design

We all have our favourite species to use in projects and every tree offers a unique set of functions and aesthetic value to a design. But what is the potential of trees left unattended by humans? We bring you some…
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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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