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ANYONE heard of this awesome new technology? Groasis waterboxx to initially grow trees automatically  RSS feed

 
tony phamm
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Here's a video in case you're not familiar:
http://www.dewharvest.com/insights-from-nature.html

So I'm planning on buying a few of these to help jump start some tree growths. I'm planning on growing near my area in the hot/dry desert of California (Southern). I had a few questions. If I plant some of these and just leave them there to grow, will they eventually grow a good root system to allow micro bio diversity (basically make the soil fertile again) which will allow for smaller shrubs and bushes to grow and take shade and survive right below the trees, which will then allow for grass and weeds to grow? I basically want to make this desert into a forest again, but I want to be as hands off or on as possible, depending on if I feel like it. Is this possible, or do I really need to take care of the land and do some "permaculturing"?

Another question is how far apart should I plant these trees if I want to have some good green coverage across the land? What type of trees for Cali dry/hot area?

What I really wanted to experiment was to see if I just use these waterboxxes to grow the "starter" species which are the trees, then a chain reaction happens and a forest can then be realized (from the description above) with little human input thereafter. If this works, it's possible to reforest the whole world. I mean they already proved it time and time again, but I want to do it to see for myself. Plus maybe I'll retire in this oasis in the middle of the Cali desert I started for myself after 20 years

And here's what I DON'T want ending up:
https://aneyefortexas.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/treeoflife.jpg
http://www.drumetiimontane.ro/sites/default/files/actualitate/2012/07/copacul-vietii.jpg

A big o tree with no surroundings, grass/bushes growing below it.

I had another question actually. Will the NATURAL desert produce basically what it usually produces which is small trees that are spaced out with barely any ground coverage and nothing resembling a forest, because it's just naturally a desert due to location/weather. And is this waterboxx then only ideal for land that is supposed to be naturally fertile but we just over used it so much it has been desertified (meaning the weather in that location is wetter than a natural desert)?
 
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