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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...

Reconstructing the town square, city of Oudenaarde, Belgium: 3 years after planting, the new trees are greening the city centre

25/08/2020 - 16:13

In 2016-2017, the market square of Oudenaarde was redesigned. The objective was to restore its historical function and to turn it back into a pleasant and much-visited public space. The makeover ended with the planting of 25 indigenous trees. 3 years after planting, these trees now characterize the renewed city center.

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Construction of "gravel lawn" parking with TerraCottem Turf

Construction of "gravel lawn" parking with TerraCottem Turf

25/08/2020 - 09:09

Early 2019, a car park was constructed for the Skyline Park in Izegem: a "gravel lawn" concept was used, including TerraCottem Turf soil conditioner.

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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

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)

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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