Which country has the most trees in the world?

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Forests are the lungs of the planet that mankind has called home for thousands of years. They have existed longer than our species has been around, and will hopefully continue to exist long after mankind takes off for the stars. As an appreciation for the fauna that keeps us alive and well, we’re going to … Read more

Effects of mechanical damage to trees

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Human beings are the biggest pests when it comes to tree health, no matter which part of the world you’re in. Whether it be through something as direct and indecent as deforestation or climate change, or something as simple as vandalism or mechanical damage, there’s no hiding the fact that mankind has taken trees for … Read more

Steps to keep trees healthy in the heat

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In almost every blog we’ve posted on this website, we’ve talked about the importance trees have for every living and breathing creature on this earth. We’ve also looked at a few essentials regarding tree health, transplanting and other useful things you’ll need to keep your trees healthy. This time around, we’re going to take it … Read more

3 Disadvantages of planting exotic trees

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Exotic trees, though they bring with them a brilliant and unique look, are not a very good addition to a native area. These trees are known for causing numerous problems due to their intolerance to South African soil, climate and rainfall. Read about the disadvantages of planting exotic trees below:

 

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3 Of the best native trees to plant in Cape Town

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Cape Town is a coastal town found in the Western Cape of South Africa. The city is thriving with natural beauty from its mountain range, to its ocean, to its native flora and fauna. The flora, specifically the trees, in Cape Town have become accustomed to the often-harsh conditions of the Cape, including the strong winds, clay and loam soils, unpredictable rainfall and more. There are many native trees that you could plant in Cape Town, but here are a few of the best:

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5 Tips on how to prune your tree

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Pruning is the process of removing specific parts of your tree. While this may seem like a simple task, it’s not. The process involves a lot of skill and patience. However, don’t fret, it is something that can be learnt. If you are in the learning process, we have a few tips and tricks for you to follow. Here are 5 tips on how to prune your tree:

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Are you able to move endangered trees?

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The list of endangered trees is growing rapidly, with over 70 tree species already extinct. For those that are still in existence, extra precaution needs to be taken in every way to ensure the survival and reproduction of these trees. One question that many people ask is whether these trees can be moved. Read about the relocation of endangered trees:

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The importance of Mulching your trees

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It is important to understand that proper tree care starts when you select a tree. And what you do to your tree in its first few years of life bears a long-lasting effect on its shape, strength, and even its lifespan. Other than watering, there’s arguably nothing better you could do to help your new … Read more

The benefits of using wood chips as mulch

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For as long as there have been trees growing in the forest, there have been wood chips on the ground beneath the trees. Cultivated gardens benefit a great deal from wood chips as much as natural forests, and chipped wood makes an excellent mulch. Let’s look at some of the benefits of wood mulch in this blog. … Read more

How to plant a mature tree

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Getting a tree to survive after moving it can be quite a difficult task. The trick in getting these trees to flourish, especially a mature tree, is to make sure that the planting process is done perfectly. Spend time making sure the hole where the tree is going to be planted is in an appropriate … Read more

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