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Journey of a Tree

In less than 3 minutes this video captures the first 10 years of a container grown tree’s life, from its humble beginnings as a sapling in our nursery to its final planting at a new landscaping site. No matter how…
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Greenpop Planting at Hague Primary School

One of the things we do here at Just Trees is try give back where we can and contribute to greening our communities. This is why we’ve been supporting Greenpop for a while now by donating various indigenous trees to…
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Tree Heroes: Greenpop

To us, Tree Heroes are people who are doing incredible work to give back to nature and the world around us through planting trees and greening our world. Greenpop is one such organisation doing exactly that. We have been working…
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Fighting coastal erosion with the TetraPOT

By Emile Uys, originally published here at DesignIndaba.com. With ocean levels on the rise, how do we protect our seaside towns? Beach-side towns across the globe are facing the mounting natural threat of coastal erosion. Rising sea levels paired with…
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Types of Trees: Quercus palustris (Pin Oak)

Writer Hal Borland said in A Countryman’s Woods, “The pin oak pleases me for reasons I cannot wholly explain.” Although we understand his sentiment, we can find several reason as to why this tree is so pleasing! The Quercus palustris…
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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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Tree Heroes: Wangari Maathai

Another serious Tree Hero who we admire deeply has got to be Dr. Wangari Muta Maathai, Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of the Green Belt Movement. An incredible woman with countless accolades and achievements, she was the first…
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Uniting the built and natural environments

By Jared Green, originally published here at Prolandscaper.co.za “We can’t achieve sustainability without considering the landscape. Performance happens there,” argued Barbara Deutsch, FASLA, president of the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) at GreenBuild in Los Angeles. By performance, Deutsch means just…
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Types of Trees: Acacia xanthophloea (Fever Tree)

The Acacia xanthophloea or Fever Tree is a popular landscaping tree, with many features that make it both a useful and beautiful addition to various urban environments. This semi-deciduous to deciduous tree can reach up to 25m in the wild…
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Pot In Pot System

At Just Trees we’re constantly researching how to make such a large nursery work in a way that is a little bit kinder to earth, partly because we believe in promoting a culture of sustainability and partly because that extra…
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