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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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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