Planting & Actions

  • What are our trees doing in winter?

  • What are our trees doing in winter, what is happening around them and what does Seed It Forward do then. Observations from Bubuieci, December 2016 - January 2017. Beginning of December - early, but amazing sunsets, time after time. Burning sunset and the stubborn red oak (Quércus rúbra) - still with leaves on. The horizon. December 21st - celebrating winter solstice and bringing some more food for the trees. For quite some time now, we bring our organic rests here, to avoid sending them to the landfill... well, to the regular one. Here, on our own landfill, we leave them in the places with the poorest soil, in order to enrich it. Some new colors. Privet (Ligústrum) also h [...]
  • Direct seeding

  • As autumn turns into winter, it is becoming more and more difficult to dig holes - the soil is either frozen or heavy and sticky. What do we do then with the Seed It Forward motto about planting anywhere and anytime? Fortunately, there is a simple and elegant solution for that: direct seeding. According to the definition*, direct seeding (or direct sowing) consists of sowing seeds directly onto a seedbed in the final growing position for the woodland. On the one hand, this method presents a series of disadvantages: The seeds sown, and especially young seedlings are more sensitive to climate factors (low or high temperatures, early or late frosts, torrential rains, thick layer of s [...]
  • Planting a walnut orchard for a newborn and his family

  • Let's start a tradition in Moldova, to plant trees for all newborn children! Or - Moldovans are so severe that they plant walnuts even in December. In between November 30 - December 4, 2016, despite the beginning winter, part of the Seed It Forward team was planting a small walnut orchard for our friends and colleagues in village Riscova, Criuleni district. In the process, it also became known that, at the same time, a child was born in that family - so, those young trees will also be in the honor of him and his parents. Overall, 47 walnut saplings of the variety Pescianskii were planted, as well as a number of honey locusts as a live fence around them. Good start of the winter! [...]
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Articles/News

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Inspirational

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