fotografías españoles - EU Life+ The Green Deserts trees that were planted in 2011 at San Mateo de Gallego Zaragoza Spain

Life+ The Green Deserts at San Mateo de Gallego Zaragoza Spain
 
Life+ The Green Deserts at San Mateo de Gallego Zaragoza Spain
We check the planatation of May 2011 the trees are now one year old
 
We check the planatation of May 2011 the trees are now one year old
The area is extremely dry
 
The area is extremely dry
Temperatures drop to -10°C in winter and rise to +45°C in summer
 
Temperatures drop to -10°C in winter and rise to +45°C in summer
Strong winds from the Pyrenees with temperatures below -10°C afflict the plantings
 
Strong winds from the Pyrenees with temperatures below -10°C afflict the plantings
The expanding ice doesn\'t damage the box but sometimes lifts the cover
 
The expanding ice doesn't damage the box but sometimes lifts the cover
The white sand reflects the heat causing that without a Groasis waterboxx one cannot plant.
 
The white sand reflects the heat causing that without a Groasis waterboxx one cannot plant.
The biodegradable version is not green but yellow or sand coloured
 
The biodegradable version is not green but yellow or sand coloured
We check the survival rate and count above 90% survival despite the extreme winter of 2011 to 2012
 
We check the survival rate and count above 90% survival despite the extreme winter of 2011 to 2012
We lift a box to measure the height
 
We lift a box to measure the height
The sapling has grown from 10 cm height to over 60 cm height in a year without receiving irrigation
 
The sapling has grown from 10 cm height to over 60 cm height in a year without receiving irrigation
Carefully we put the waterboxx back in its place
 
Carefully we put the waterboxx back in its place
Mr. Fabio Cesariny from Revoltosa Films Madrid filming for a Life+ documentary
 
Mr. Fabio Cesariny from Revoltosa Films Madrid filming for a Life+ documentary
One year old pine tree (Pinus nigra)
 
One year old pine tree (Pinus nigra)
A combination of a Pine (Pinus nigra)  with a bush Kermes Oak (Quercus coccifera)
 
A combination of a Pine (Pinus nigra)  with a bush Kermes Oak (Quercus coccifera)
This is not a fertile soil but a bunch of small rocks and stones
 
This is not a fertile soil but a bunch of small rocks and stones
The humid content of the soil is so low that already on May 30 all the herbs are dried out and dead
 
The humid content of the soil is so low that already on May 30 all the herbs are dried out and dead
Only around the boxes herbs, especially Poppies (Papaver rhoeas) survive
 
Only around the boxes herbs, especially Poppies (Papaver rhoeas) survive
Poppy fair
 
Poppy fair
Detail of Poppy fair
 
Detail of Poppy fair
Survey of Pines in San Mateo Zaragosa planted without irrigation
 
Survey of Pines in San Mateo Zaragosa planted without irrigation
On the worst places we have planted Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)
 
On the worst places we have planted Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)
The objective is to find whether we can use this wasted land for thee production of wood for biofuel
 
The objective is to find whether we can use this wasted land for thee production of wood for biofuel
Planted May 2011 over 90% survived after one year this is May 30 2012
 
Planted May 2011 over 90% survived after one year this is May 30 2012
The average length is over 1 meter (40 inches) The trees in the background grow in a creek that has water during winter
 
The average length is over 1 meter (40 inches) The trees in the background grow in a creek that has water during winter
Detail of Black Locust after one year
 
Detail of Black Locust after one year
Another successful Black Locust planted without irrigation
 
Another successful Black Locust planted without irrigation
This tree survived drought and strong cold winds in their first year and grew over one meter
 
This tree survived drought and strong cold winds in their first year and grew over one meter
Mr. Christof van Hulle from tree supplier Sylma from belgium shows the biggets example of 160 cm (67 inches)
 
Mr. Christof van Hulle from tree supplier Sylma from belgium shows the biggets example of 160 cm (67 inches)
Mr.Pieter Hoff Groasis waterboxx inventor happy with the good result
 
Mr.Pieter Hoff Groasis waterboxx inventor happy with the good result
Make worthless land productive with walnuts (Juglans regia)
 
Make worthless land productive with walnuts (Juglans regia)
Walnut can easily bring over 5000 euro revenues per hectare
 
Walnut can easily bring over 5000 euro revenues per hectare
This worthles land will rise in value as soon as it produces valuable crops with low costs
 
This worthles land will rise in value as soon as it produces valuable crops with low costs
The inexpensive Groasis Technology uses no energy and requires no maintenance and no scarse groundwater
 
The inexpensive Groasis Technology uses no energy and requires no maintenance and no scarse groundwater
The Life+ Green Deserts partners and filmteam invite you to come and see this miracle planting in San Mateo de Gallego Zaragoza Spain
 
The Life+ Green Deserts partners and filmteam invite you to come and see this miracle planting in San Mateo de Gallego Zaragoza Spain
 
 
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