Blog 2017-09-25T21:11:35+00:00



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Of Holiday Halophytes and Indigenous Bamboo

March 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Where will your wanderlust take you this holiday? With such diverse beauty around us, we South Africans are spoilt for choice. Anywhere you go, you’re likely to see trees, be they majestic specimens making [...]

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TheTreeApp Shamwari experience

February 14th, 2018|0 Comments

TheTreeApp is that very best kind of ‘work-in-progress’. The scope of the app is such that we never stop adding to it, improving it and in the process having the opportunity to be out [...]

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Let your Summer Linger with TheTreeApp

January 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Our lovely, festive holidays may be behind us but fortunately our summer is still in full swing. We have such a beautiful and diverse country and hours of daylight beyond our working day during [...]

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What to Buy the Outdoor Enthusiast Who has Everything

December 13th, 2017|0 Comments

It happens every year – there’s that one person who seems to have everything they want and need, so what do you buy them for Christmas? Well if it’s an outdoor enthusiast, look no [...]

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Trials of Image Recognition; new addition to TheTreeApp in future

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Photo: Claire Patmore of Waterlemon Landscapes Mpumalanga To keep abreast with the times TheTreeApp is investing time and effort into creating the data base for image recognition in areas where we found we could not [...]

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March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

State of the World's Plants Symposium 25–26 May 2017, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London, UK TheTreeApp was represented at this international symposium, with Val Thomas taking a stand near the main lecture hall. It was [...]

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The history and promises of TheTreeApp South Africa

May 10th, 2017|0 Comments

This App was developed specifically for the multiple purposes associated with encouraging recreational tree enthusiasts to increase their skills and awareness, as well as supporting practitioners and students in any field that needs knowledge of [...]

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The history of the testers

May 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Towards the end of 2016 we offered tree enthusiasts the opportunity to take up a challenge and test TheTreeApp on trees in a natural environment known to them. Close on 100 people loaded the apps [...]

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Identifying trees by their flowers

August 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Val Thomas, Innovator and Project leader of TheTreeApp, says that flowers are, as a generalisation, not a very big part of tree identification or tree knowledge. “In close on 50% of trees in South [...]