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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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Things to consider for start-up urban greening projects

Beautifying urban neighbourhoods by planting trees is a wonderful project to undertake, especially with the threat of climate change that we are currently facing. Urban greening projects offer health benefits to residents, from improved air quality to decreased crime, and…
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Tree Heroes: The Father of Trees

If you had 30 people plant 33 333 trees each over a total of 30 years, you might think that you were starting a revolution, while in reality you would simply be mimicking the work of one extraordinary man who…
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Why Biophilia Matters In An Office Environment

There’s a new trend in office design that has been steadily picking up its pace the past couple of years, and now it looks like it’s here to stay. As humans, we’ve become more aware of the importance of getting…
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Top 5 Tree Saving Home Designs

The word ‘tree hero’ is an umbrella term used by Just Trees for people who go above and beyond to save various tree species on earth. From people who start tree planting campaigns like Felix Finkbeiner, or are active participants…
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7 Interesting trees to add to your design

We all have our favourite species to use in projects and every tree offers a unique set of functions and aesthetic value to a design. But what is the potential of trees left unattended by humans? We bring you some…
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2018 Cedar Restoration Project

In June 2018, the 9th annual Cedar planting day took place on a nippy Saturday morning. The Just Trees team, along with Cape Nature, spearheaded a group of 80 people, children and adults alike, up a rocky mountain armed with…
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