Oak Tree Pruning

Oak Tree Pruning

by Barrie Anderson I still recall the roughly 60 foot tall Quercus Alba, (White Oak) my grandparents had on their farm. I remember being so excited as a little girl to go to their house and look straight up the trunk into the branches and let my mind wander high...
Juglone in Landscaping

Juglone in Landscaping

By Barrie Anderson I can still hear the pop and thump as the vehicles zipping down the country road crushed the hulls of the Black Walnuts that my siblings and I (all hiding in the daylily patch) threw at the oncoming traffic. Most times though, the hulls were so...
Mulch

Mulch

The varieties, the depth, the amount….the thought of mulching can provoke dread or motivation. Gardens LOVE mulch as it provides many benefits, but to some gardeners it may appear as a monumental task. Think of it as dressing up your garden beds, offering moisture...