|Special Public Works Programmes - SPWP - Planting Trees - An Illustrated Technical Guide and Training Manual (ILO - UNDP, 1993, 190 p.)|
|5. Adapting planting techniques to different site conditions|
- Plant seedlings in groups on the best sites and only where the snow disappears early in the spring. Over time the tree cover will the spread to areas between the groups of seedlings i.e. into the less favourable sites.
- Start planting as high up as possible on the slope to facilitate the natural generation further down in the valley.
Fence and cover dune surface
High altitudes with snow
Plant seedlings in groups
Common mistakes in planting on difficult sites
Local experience nor adequately considered. Contact local forest officers if available.
Starting on too large a scale, and not allowing time to learn by experience.