First line…….

Under the watchful eye of Morton and Ric, Jorn takes to the field.                                      the all important first line

Site preparation usually involves two elements: weed control, and soil disturbance. Both aim to allow seed or seedlings to grow more easily. Weed control is needed before establishment of new plants can occur as weed species compete for nutrients, water and light on the site.

Soil disturbance aims to destroy competing plants and loosen soil so that germinating
plants can access nutrients, water and other resources more easily, and so that roots have space to grow. It is usually undertaken using equipment, such as you see here

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