The process

A simple four-step process ensures you gain maximum value and adhesion from your Ecoblanket, with minimal direct input into the process. Immediate results are guaranteed.

  1. Research and preparation – specially trained project managers assess the site, run soil and other environmental tests, and tailor Ecoblanket to your unique site and requirements. The process does not require topsoil or any geotextiles to be spread first. In fact, for best results, this is actively discouraged. Your project manager will work with you to save you thousands of dollars on unnecessary site preparation.
  2. Seed selection – your project manager will consult with you and our native seeds expert to develop the ideal seed blend to achieve your revegetation goals. Our seed expert has been working with Ecoblanket and its unique application process for almost a decade and offers a wealth of knowledge of the species best suited to various conditions to ensure success.
  3. Application – Ecoblanket is applied via a hose-on, low impact pneumatic process with specialised machinery that can treat thousands of square metres per day. This means minimal on-site work, a high quality, uniform blanket, and fast results. Importantly, it can be applied to remote and difficult to reach areas. Once installed, your project manager will either arrange initial watering or provide a free schedule with guidelines for your water cart operator. Following this advice gives you the best results from Ecoblanket.
  4. Monitoring – Ecoblanket guarantees more than 90% germination rate of the cover crop within a few days when instructions are followed. As this germination process takes place, Ecoblanket goes through a phase where the groundcover transitions from green shoots to what appears to be burnt, or ‘dead’, ground. This is a vital part of the process, with significant soil regeneration happening beneath the surface. It supports the remarkably fast and sustainable growth rates and before long converts to a sea of native seedlings.

While each native species has different growth cycles, you can expect a healthy crop of seedlings within the first few months and a relatively thick covering of shrubs by the end of the first year. Within two years the site will barely be recognisable as having once being disturbed by previous construction, mining or other infrastructure work.

Your project manager can arrange to visit your site to monitor progress after four weeks and six months with final assessment at 12 months.

Site access

Access challenges are easily overcome through the use of industry-leading blower trucks with powerful engines and flexible hoses that allow Ecoblanket to be applied over fences, around barriers and through narrow spaces.

NNA Pipeline

Near Nambour, Queensland

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