Types of Trees

Have you heard of Ecosia?

Imagine an organisation that is solely dedicated to donating 80% of its profits to planting trees. What if we told you that you could support without having to donate a cent, and better yet by simply downloading the app? If…
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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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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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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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