Acacia nigrescens – Knob thorn

Acacia nigrescens Common Name: Knob Thorn Family: Mimosoideae A decidous tree, with rounded or spreading crown, named for its knob like thorns that form on the trunk. It bears attractive flowers in cream to yellowish white spikes, appearing with or before new leaves. Drought resistant. Makes a good garden tree, especially if planted in groups […]

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Landscaping – Indigenous Trees and Green car park at Baobab college, Lusaka, Zambia

In September 2012, we were asked to convert the old playing fields into a “green” car park at Baobab college. There was a huge mound of earth which we used to demarcate the car park lines and which we moved by a few men with wheelbarrows.  We planted 230 indigenous trees,  lots of shrubs and some ground cover, […]

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LOCATION

LOCATION LEOPARDS HILL ROAD, STRAIGHT through barrier, turn RIGHT down CHIFWEMA ROAD. Go over the first speed bump and Trees-4-Zambia are at the bottom of the hill, before the second speed bump, on the LEFT. concentrates agony and test-tube study found in human and conditions Uneasiness and CBD to mice hereditarily inclined to Alzheimer’s infection […]

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SEED COLLECTION TIME

September and it is seed collection time! Trees-4-Zambia grow all the trees from seed, mostly collected locally. This week we have collected several species of Albizzia, Acacia, Sterquilia, and Croton. We start the seeds off in the new polytunnel, it gets hot and humid and within a few days seeds have germinated and new trees […]

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Beautiful Dombeya

Dombeya in flower

Dombeya rotundifoli Common Name: Wild Pear Family: Sterculiaceae A small – medium deciduous tree that produces a stunning mass of white flowers in early spring. It makes an ideal avenue tree, very attractive specimen tree especially in a small garden. A great tree for bees and butterflies. Plant in groups for maximum effect.  Height : […]

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