Category Archives: Green Thumbs

How many trees are needed to produce enough oxygen for one person?

Breathe in, you’re in for a big surprise when you find out how many trees we need to keep our lungs filled with delicious oxygen!

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Arbor Week 2016

South Africa celebrates Arbor Week in the first week of September annually. The Department … Continue reading

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5 reasons not to underestimate the power of plants and trees

These scientists say that respecting and understanding plants and trees is essential for our future.

We humans have a wide range of feelings about members of the kingdom Plantae, … Continue reading

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What makes Phantom Forest so green?

Phantom Forest ~ Has once again, been nominated by the World Travel Awards™ 2015 for the World’s Leading Luxury Green Resort and Africa’s Leading Green Hotel.

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Celebrate Earth day with Phantom Forest

World Earth Day is celebrated every year as an annual event by people across the world on 22nd of April in order to increase awareness among … Continue reading

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Ten good reasons to never throw used tea bags away again!

Most people know that drinking tea is extremely beneficial for our health. However, very few people know how to make it also benefit their pocket. The secret … Continue reading

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Five green resolutions that won’t cost you a cent!

Hybrid cars, solar panels, organic food. This green living thing is just an elitist fantasy.”

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South African “Tree of the year, 2014” the White ironwood (Vespris lanceolata)

Phantom Forest eco lodge and reserve celebrates Arbor month in highlighting the “Alternate tree of the year” for 2014, the White ironwood. (Vespris lanceolata)

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There are so many reasons why we should protect our trees!

Here are some of the best reasons to plant and care for trees or defend a tree’s standing

Trees combat the greenhouse effect

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Healing ourselves through simple forest therapy!

Fauns, elves, pixies, ghouls, trolls – the image of forests and woodlands arouse many feelings of mystery and intrigue. … Continue reading

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