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Keep trees on course May 2017

  Featuring Trees in the Play Environment - May 2017 Focusing on trees in the play environment, a prime example is golf courses that form green oases in our built up environment.  Whether you play the game or are an avid spectator, the backdrop of trees on an established golf course immediately evokes feelings of [...]

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The Impact of Trees on Sport Facilities

  Featuring Trees in the Play Environment - May 2017 Sports, parks and trees Sport stadiums and complexes are found all over South Africa and whether you are a competitor or a spectator, sport is a part of the South African psyche. Organised sports such as rugby, soccer, cricket, tennis, and athletics are enjoyed by [...]

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Kids at play

  Featuring Trees in the Play Environment - May 2017 Kids playing and laughing outside under the trees on a hot, sunny day bring joy to the heart of any parent. Children are naturally drawn to active play outdoors and it is a fact that this form of exercise promotes well-being and wholesome, physical development.  [...]

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Tree Relocation made easy by Sun Trees

Featuring Trees in the Play Environment - May 2017 Relocating established trees or shrubs from one location to another is one method of changing your landscape and saving money at the same time.  When moving a large specimen to accommodate a new building layout or to preserve the tree in a different locale, great care [...]

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SERVICE DIRECTORY

Featuring Trees in the Play Environment - May 2017 Our range of tree services Sun Trees Tree Farm Cultivate and supply a range of sizes Mature and aged trees Arboreal tree architecture Tree architect Vitality tree services Acquisition and procurement services Tree relocation Tree solutions for challenging situations Tree appraisal Pruning, surgery and upkeep Tree [...]

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Environmental Calendar for May

May 2017 International Day for Biological Diversity 2017 This theme has been chosen to coincide with the observance of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development as proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in its Resolution 70/193 and for which the United Nations World Tourism Organization is providing leadership. Biodiversity, at the level of species and ecosystems, [...]

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Tree Times March 2017

Trees in our LIVING environment  In this month’s newsletter we examine the impact of trees on the value of your home – aesthetically and economically.  Homes with trees are generally preferred above those without and statistics show a 10 to 15% increase in property values where mature trees are present.  Aside from the financial implications, [...]

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Laureate Tree School opening 1st of April 2017 at Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens

We are set to open our Laureate Tree School at Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden, from the Imbizo Training Centre on 1 April 2017. The initial courses will be of a training nature with a strong practical bias:- Care and maintenance of established trees in landscapes Collection and storage of tree seeds Formative pruning Identification [...]

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Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden

History The centrepiece and backdrop to the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden, Witpoortjie Falls, has been used for recreational purposes since the late 1800s.  The name of the falls seemingly originates from the Witpoortjie Station where travellers from Johannesburg used to disembark to walk down to the falls. Initially known as the Transvaal National Botanical [...]

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Therapeutic value of trees

Energizing power of trees Healing spiritually Trees are a source of energy on many levels.  From a physical aspect, trees provide oxygen and shade, as well as fruit and wood to help ensure our survival.  In addition, the energy of trees can also affect our mental, emotional and spiritual energy. Think of the peace and [...]

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