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 good deeds in Bubuieci - 2

  • November 19, 2016 - the second edition of the action "Planting Good Deeds in Moldova" (you can read about the first one here), and the culmination of the thirteen months of work in Bubuieci. Highlights: - 54 volunteers, with half of them locals and another half from various parts of Moldova, - about 570 seedlings - planted as a live hedge along the lower part of the park (robinia and dog rose), and inside of its territory (walnuts and ash), - about a hundred future oaks - continuing work on the tree nursery, - the first ever mobile & sectional toilet in Bubuieci, - and the first tours, which allowed our guests to get acquainted with the process of creating a park, and to become a [...]
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Articles/News

Direct seeding Direct seeding
Why fruit forest and not an orchard? Why fruit forest and not an orchard?
National campaign - do not burn leaves! National campaign - do not burn leaves!
What is Seed It Forward: an interactive presentation What is Seed It Forward: an interactive presentation
The Seed It Forward Nursery The Seed It Forward Nursery
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Inspirational

How does the Waterboxx work How does the Waterboxx work
Climb the magic tree Climb the magic tree
The man who stopped the desert The man who stopped the desert
Greening the desert Greening the desert
Can I change the world after reading this? Can I change the world after reading this?
A village in India Plants 111 trees for every new born girl A village in India Plants 111 trees for every new born girl
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