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Happy Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual event that takes place on the 22nd of April to demonstrate support for environmental protection. The first Earth Day was held on the 22nd of April 1970, it is now globally recognised in more than 193 countries…
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Ways of Making Your Fruit Trees Grow Faster

Growing fruitful trees can be challenging. It requires an enormous level of dedication, patience and care. Some fruit trees can take up to 7 years to grow a piece of fruit. Knowledge is a prerequisite before even embarking on the…
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Things to Do with Your Autumn Leaves

With Autumn soon approaching, you can anticipate a lot of leaves falling. These leaves can be a tedious process to remove, time-consuming, and at times overwhelming, to say the least. Before dreading the process of disposing your autumn leaves it’s…
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How to Reduce Heat Stress in Trees

South Arica has recorded one of the highest temperatures in history these past few weeks. Some parts of the Western Cape regions such as Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch have surpassed temperatures as high as 40°C. Trees need sunlight to grow,…
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What Causes Trees To Have Empty Leaf Spots?

Leaves are a crucial part of a tree’s anatomy and ultimately determine the fate of the tree. Leaves facilitate the process of photosynthesis. They use the energy from the sun to create fuel/food for the tree ensuring that the tree…
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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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