Tag Archives: Soil


Eleven thousand and counting! This summer has been huge for our SoilTemp-database. Little could we have imagined that our project would become such a tremenduous success, with people contributing from all over the world! We are now collecting pictures as … Continue reading

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Microclimate in the city

Summer 2020 is now in full swing, and that means our trial for our garden microclimate project is in full swing! Let me guide you through some of the plans with some awesome pictures: We use these set-ups from Leuven.cool … Continue reading

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More than ever, we will be spending time in the lab this autumn. Finally, the big step has been made: we are digging belowground! It had been high on my wishlist for a long time, but besides a few interesting … Continue reading

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The secrets under our feet

I have been saying it ample times: you can not understand the true behaviour of plants in the mountains without looking at what happens belowground. I have been saying it ample times indeed, yet now we finally have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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The mad scientist tea party

Do you know how ecologists have a tea party? They bury their tea in the Arctic and wait a year to give it that perfect soil touch. This is the ideal season to stay inside, close to the Christmas tree, with … Continue reading

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Out you go!

Little brave seedlings, surviving everything they have to go through! At least until now… Remember the seeds we planted earlier? They were growing so successfully and swift, I decided they were ready for action. They even survived transplantation in separate little pots, followed … Continue reading

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