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Planting and caring for your Black Karee

Thank you for taking me into your care! I’m an evergreen, frost hardy, drought resistant tree, which can reach up to 17 metres in height with a 5 metre spread. I have a graceful, weeping form and dark, fissured bark that contrasts well with my long, thinnish, hairless, dark-green, trifoliate leaves with smooth margins. I bear […]

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Earth Hour is not just about one hour. It’s about the 8,760 hours thereafter!

It’s what we do each day after Earth Hour that is going to make the difference. We highly recommend watching Revolution. Here is the official trailer to the movie. Revolution (2013) director Rob Stewart says, “If everyone lived like we do in the developed Western world, we’d need six Earths to sustain life.” We are […]

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530 Tree-gifts donated to Southdowns Estate residents

The Save our Planet team visited Southdowns Estate in February to deliver a River Bush-willow to each residents’ home. We would like to thank our main sponsors The Success Academy and Willow Feather Farm for this generous donation!

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Cornwall Hill Estate receives trees!

The residents of Cornwall Hill Country Estate each received a 20L River Bush-willow to plant in their gardens. A total of 437 trees were donated by The Success Academy in conjunction with Willow Feather Farm as part of the Save our Planet – Plant a Tree project.

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Yes we can absolutely make a difference!

Sometimes when you see and hear about the wanton destruction of the earths precious resources it can be overwhelming and the challenges may seem so big that it can make an individual very despondent. Being overwhelmed or despondent however, often leads to inaction. I know I have certainly felt that way! The year that’s passed […]

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Teaching kids to think green

We had an amazing experience at the Doxa Deo School recently when they hosted a fashion show with a difference, where all outfits were made of recyclable material! The children participating in the fashion show had to design fashionable clothes and accessories all made from recyclable material.  The cherry on the top was having them wear their […]

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Companies Join The Save our Planet – Plant a Tree Project

It’s been exciting to see the response from businesses in the area to join the Save out Planet – Plant a Tree project! Currently over 40 companies have joined us to make a difference. One such company is ICTGlobe who sponsored 50 trees this month. The trees they donated were planted at the new Maubane Community Centre grounds […]

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What The Success Academy is planning for Arbour Week

It’s the company’s tradition over the last few years to give all their tenants and the tenants’ employees a tree during Arbour Week. With the three office parks in Highveld Technopark this amounts to almost 2,500 trees! The Success Academy challenges other business to do the same during this week. Imagine if your company decided […]

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285 tree-gifts for the residents of Heritage Hill Estate

285 tree-gifts were donated through the Save our Planet Project to the residents of Heritage Hill Estate. In addition to this the estate also received 13 x 50L trees to plant on the estate’s grounds. We received this heart warming note & photo from one of the residents:   “Dear Tree People, My mommy and […]

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Irene Farm Villages receive trees

We’re so excited about the first estate we’ve visited with this project. All the residents of Irene Farm Villages received a 3L River Bush-willow to plant in their yards, 650 in total, and the estate received an additional 14 x 50L trees to plant on the estate’s grounds. See article in the The Villager regarding […]

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