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Rainlands Timber

Kitwe, Zambia
Tree and plant nurseries
Building materials
Rainlands Timber supplies value added timber products including MiTek roof trusses, internal finishings, palettes, beehives and furniture. Its nursery offers a wide variety of garden plants, vegetable seedlings and tree seedlings, as well as landscaping services and water feature installation. Rainlands is an environmentally proactive company engaged in forestry outreach programmes, training in sustainable farming practices, alternatives to charcoal and water/effluent purification.

Tree and plant nurseries

Rainlands Nursery is open everyday Tuesday – Sunday, 9am – 5pm and most public holidays. The nursery offers a wide variety of garden plants, vegetable seedlings, tree seedlings as well as landscaping services.

Garden plants

For orders worth K1000 or more we offer 50% discount off selected plants ( which covers most items except trees and some of the slower reproducing plants)

Tree seedlings

Rainlands nursery has the capacity to produce a million seedlings a year. Pine, eucalyptus and/or indigenous tree seedlings for plantation stock. Techniques are professional and very cost-effective. Large orders need to be placed in advance. Rainlands also stocks young trees 3-5 years in age.

Veg seedlings

For large orders please phone +260 965 803124. Note that a 50% deposit is required for orders.

Grafted fruit trees

Avocadoes, citrus, mango, litchi

Landscaping Services

Landscaping services for 200m2 and above

Basic coffee shop

Rainlands runs a very basic coffee shop serving quality coffee, tea, fresh scones/muffins and cold drinks for its nursery customers.

Tree and plant nurseries
Rainlands Timber · Tree and plant nurseries

Building materials

Open Monday to Friday 7am – 5pm. Rainlands Timber supplies only value-added timber products. It has kilning facilities and is certified to treat and dry timber for export.

MiTek roof trusses

Licensed fabricators for MiTek trusses

Design and manufacture of roof trusses to MiTek, SA engineering standards using the latest computer design technology.

MiTek is considered the leading roof truss system supplier in South Africa and the world. They have been awarded the ISO 9001:2008 for Quality Management Certification.

Rainlands Timber offers installation anywhere in Zambia delivery to the site including all bracing timber, purlins and fastenings.

Mitek trusses save money – costs are known in advance. Site erection time minimised and losses from job site material shortages and pilferage eliminated. Email us your plans for a quote, giving external wall dimensions pitch, overhang, roof material and roof type ie gable, hip, parapet.

Internal Finishings

Cornice, skirting, cover strip


Pine/eucalyptus pallets made to order. Very competitive prices as timber material is sourced inhouse from sawmill recovery.


Top bar beehives assembled or in kit form. Rainlands is able to produce cost-effective beehives using recovery timber.


Rainlands produces a range of furniture in pine/aged pine as well as hardwoods such as – teak, rosewood, mukwa and eucalyptus


Numerous brands of sawblades and spares for band and circular saws

Building materials
Rainlands Timber · Building materials
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