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TerraCottem addresses some of the world’s biggest issues such as lack of water, hunger and deforestation.  With just 20 grammes and a single application in the plant’s lifespan, TerraCottem helps the plant to settle in, grow faster and survive, often in very harsh conditions, such as sandy soils, reclaimed land, soil with high salt content, areas with little rainfall or difficult access for watering.  TerraCottem is a technical product for the present day and the future...

Planting trees on top of an underground parking garage

Planting trees on top of an underground parking garage

24/08/2020 - 14:51

In December 2017, multi-trunk robinia trees were planted at De Munt (Roeselare, Belgium), on top of an underground car park, to create more "volume" on the square. Almost 3 years after planting, the trees develop optimally thanks to a specially selected tree substrate including TerraCottem soil conditioner.

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Planting vines with TerraCottem Universal

Planting vines with TerraCottem Universal

24/08/2020 - 10:12

TerraCottem acts as a life insurance policy for the plants. It not only saves replacement work and costs caused by plant mortality but helps achieve a mature planting faster.

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An interesting experiment on tree saplings by Prof. Dr. Willem Van Cotthem (Ghent University, Belgium)

An interesting experiment on tree saplings by Prof. Dr. Willem Van Cotthem (Ghent University, Belgium)

24/06/2020 - 08:48

One of the major problems of planting tree saplings, e.g. for reforestation projects, is getting the nicely watered saplings, coming from the nursery, growing and surviving in a dry soil. In many cases survival rate of tree saplings in the field is rather low (even 30-40 % in some Western African countries).

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10 years TerraCottem Turf

10 years TerraCottem Turf

13/05/2020 - 00:00

It was at the 2010 Bigga Turf Management Exhibition, Harrogate (UK) that TerraCottem Turf, our turf specific soil conditioner was launched internationally.

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"Eco Hero Lab" Masterclass with BioEngineer Davy Ottevaere, Technical Manager, TerraCottem

"Eco Hero Lab" Masterclass with BioEngineer Davy Ottevaere, Technical Manager, TerraCottem

12/05/2020 - 00:00

One week ago, May the 5th, Pamela Peeters produced the 4th edition of the "Day of the Eco Hero. A day that showcases the amazing initiatives of people who help Mother Earth towards preservation and restoration! Today, a third "Eco Hero Lab" Masterclass with BioEngineer Davy Ottevaere, Technical Manager at TerraCottem BV was released.

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