Finally, the seedling is being protected against damage caused by game animals by a cuirassier.
After that the little silver fir is beeing put into the prepared hole.
To accelerate the growth the roots are shortened with a sharp knife.
The planting holes are being prepared with a hoopoe-shaped hoe.
While the planting holes are being prepared, the seedlings are protected against drying-out in the near stream bed.
Resettlement of the silver fir: Plants and cuirassiers of the seedling in the LGKS forest
Nature Protection at the Country Estate
Kemper & Schlomski
Sustainability and ecological cultivation in line with nature is the guiding principle of the country estate Kemper & Schlomski.
Since 2004 the total area of appx. 110 ha, of which appx. 45 ha is grassland, is being farmed according to ecological principles.
Our nature protection areas include meadow orchards with old fruit varieties, forest areas, nature conservatory ponds, and species-rich grassland.
Current Topics Concerning Nature Protection at LGKS
Our Meadow Orchards were awarded again in 2016!
After successful participations in 2014 and 2015 LGKS got a special award this year, especially for replacement planting of 30 young high-trunk fruit trees as well as for the entirely exemplary engagement in nature protection in the area of the country estate.
More about the award ceremony you can read here (partly German).
Meadows in the eastern Ore Mountains
Species-rich grassland areas form an essential part of the Ore Mountains landscape. During the last decades the number of such colorful meadows has decreased remarkably. To mark the "day of the diversity of species 2016" LGKS brings in mind the history of grassland cultivation in that region and gives an outlook to future. The whole article you can read here (German).
Children for fawns - scarecrows 2016
To call farmer's and other people's attention to the life of fawns in meadows before mowing, our traditional scarecrow contest place within the framework of the Nature Protection and Hunting Adventure Day at the county estate "Lindenhof" in Ulberndorf. More about this event you can read here. (German)
Planting Event - Trees for Future
30 new fruit trees of old, established kinds were added to the traditionally managed meadow orchards at the country estate Kemper & Schlomski.
Thanks to many helping hands and an interesting social programme our event "Trees for Future" was really successful.
Further details and useful information about the planting event you can read here (in German).