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Is The Cutting Down Of Trees Ever Acceptable?

We recently received a question from one of our followers on whether cutting down trees can be deemed as an acceptable practice. Cutting down trees has always been seen as a damaging practice to the environment, but this is not…
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How To Keep Your Trees Hydrated In Summer

Generally speaking, summer weather consists of extremely hot conditions and sometimes periods of drought. This can cause major issues for trees. Not ensuring the proper maintenance of your trees can result in poor growth and even your trees dying. Knowing…
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4 Ways How Plastic Harms The Environment

In a new survey, published by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), chemical engineers have voted plastics as the sixth most important chemically engineered invention and solution of the modern era. This is not surprising since plastic is used across…
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Five reasons why you should opt for indigenous trees

Trees provide enormous benefits and broad functions to landscape projects. These range from environmental, design and engineering. Before embarking on a landscape project, you will have to decide which trees are best suited for your environment. Exotic trees can be…
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KNOW YOUR SOIL!

Soil is one of the most essential elements for planting trees. Your soil will determine the overall success and health of your tree. Since different trees prefer different soil types, one needs to be conscious of the soil type in…
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The Positive Environmental Benefits of Telecommuting

With the rapid advancement of technology, telecommuting has always been inevitable, but the pandemic changed business overnight. Most digital companies have embraced the new way of doing business and have benefited greatly, especially in decreasing costs to the business. However,…
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Specifying Trees – Below Ground

Specifying Trees has become the “go-to” book when it comes to landscape architecture. This is the third blog regarding the Specifying Trees book and we will be focusing on below-ground (the root system) specifications. Since we hardly see the root…
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Are Tree Planting Drones The Solution To Deforestation?

This latest invention could be the fastest and most efficient solution to deforestation. South African Andries Louw and Australian Andrew Walker have started a company named Airseed Technologies to address deforestation. The two drone enthusiasts have developed a prototype drone…
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Specifying Trees – Above Ground

Specifying Trees has become the “go-to” book when it comes to landscape architecture. This is the second blog regarding the Specifying Trees book and we will be focusing on above-ground specifications. Since trees are above the ground, the specifications are…
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