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:
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:
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:
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 importance of Mulching your trees
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 The benefits of using wood chips as mulch
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 How to plant a mature tree
Moving a large tree is a difficult and complex process that takes time and patience. Sometimes moving a large tree is required because it has been placed in an inappropriate area and is taking up too much space. Here’s how you move a large tree: Root Pruning Before you can even think about moving … Read more What is the process behind moving a large tree?