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Why we need nature now more than ever before

With the rise in the Covid-19 infections one might feel compelled to avoid leaving the house for whatever is deemed unnecessary. Our government has also advised us to social-distance and have proceeded to close down public spaces as beaches and…
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10 Unusual Facts About Trees

10 Unusual Facts About Trees   We all know that trees are essential for our basic survival. Not only do trees provide us with oxygen, but they have fed, housed and otherwise nurtured us throughout history. Here are 10 unusual…
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The Natal Mahogany – A tree feature

The Natal Mahogany – A tree feature  Deciding what tree to plant in your space can be a daunting task to take on. The varieties we’re presented with in Southern Africa are plentiful and abundant thanks to a wide range…
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The benefits of children being around nature

Have you ever heard of Nature-Deficit Disorder? Richard Louv has a brilliant book titled “Last Child In The Woods, Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder”. The book warns parents about the dangers of allowing children to grow up without contact…
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Top 5 South African Trees

TOP 5 SOUTH AFRICAN TREES South Africa is home to an incredible variety of indigenous trees and shrubs, we’ve created a list of the top 5 indigenous trees for gardens in South Africa. The criteria used to compile the list…
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Looking after your trees in summer

Looking after your trees in summer:  The sun seems to be rising a little earlier, there are less socks and more sandals, the winter blankets are being packed away… Summer, is that you?  Whilst we’re all rejoicing at the warmer…
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Meet the team at Just Trees: Olivia Minaar

If you’ve ever paid a visit to our spectacular nursery in Paarl, you most likely would have met the vibrant, warm and friendly head of our Sales team, Olivia. We thought we’d take a moment to allow you, our wonderful…
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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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