fotografías españoles - Step 6 - How to 1) prevent root damage from grass and 2) soil from drying out and 3) root damage from cracking soil

Sometimes you plant in an area with grass that seems dead but isn\'t
 
Sometimes you plant in an area with grass that seems dead but isn't
If you plant only 5 and not 15 as prescripted you\'ll get grass root problems
 
If you plant only 5 and not 15 as prescripted you'll get grass root problems
Grassroots will go to the wick and drink all the water - the planted tree dies
 
Grassroots will go to the wick and drink all the water - the planted tree dies
Detail of drinking grassroots
 
Detail of drinking grassroots
The grassroots also absorb the wick
 
The grassroots also absorb the wick
The grassroots grow in the wick and along the wick in the waterboxx
 
The grassroots grow in the wick and along the wick in the waterboxx
Detail of roots growing in the Groasis waterboxx
 
Detail of roots growing in the Groasis waterboxx
Details of grassroots blocking the dripping of the wick
 
Details of grassroots blocking the dripping of the wick
Detail of wick blocked by grassroots
 
Detail of wick blocked by grassroots
Solve this by planting the waterboxx deep enough and by breaking the soil around it
 
Solve this by planting the waterboxx deep enough and by breaking the soil around it
Make 50 cm soil loose around the box grass will die capillary water will be locked up
 
Make 50 cm soil loose around the box grass will die capillary water will be locked up
Detail of making 50 cm loose soil aside of the box
 
Detail of making 50 cm loose soil aside of the box
Result 1) grass will die 2) soil below will remain humid 3) soil will not crack
 
Result 1) grass will die 2) soil below will remain humid 3) soil will not crack
Final result
 
Final result
 
 
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