Category Archives: Timber Stand Improvement

Woodland Path

We opened up the edges of the woods to allow more light in. That light allows more flowers to grow. This morning I found a patch of Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus) blooming along a path at the edge of the … Continue reading

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Planting Oaks

Lorna and I wandered over the entire property today inspecting trees that we’ve planted. We were particularly interested in the oaks since they can be majestic trees that live for centuries. The Bur Oaks planted next to our family cemetery … Continue reading

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I never knew it would be this messy!

Matt Barnes throwing a log in the fire yesterday. Gardens need to be weeded to be beautiful. Plants need to be thinned so that the remaining ones are healthier. Unwelcome plants need to we weeded out. It was with this … Continue reading

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