WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Now is the best time to find white and red mulberries, especially in the Hudson Valley. Kingston seems to be a hot spot for finding wild ones. My favorites are some of the white ones that are actually “white” when ripe. They taste kindContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? I seem to know which stores have gumball machines throughout the Catskills & Hudson Valley due to my sweet-tooth; I also know where the “sweet-trees” are as well. Some of my favorite finds are found near parking lots. I found this white mulberry behindContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? On my way back home a week or so ago, I noticed an apple tree about 200 yards from the road I’ve seen a hundred times before. But this time, my eye wanted to focus on something that was different about it. There wasContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? After 8 years, I’m proud to present mulberry to the East Branch Delaware. I hope it remains for decades to come. Back in 2010, I planted 2 ‘Northrop’ red mulberry trees near Margaretville. These trees were grown initially in St. Lawrence County, NY & areContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Yesterday, I noticed my favorite red maple began shedding its green for fall’s reds. If you saw this red maple in front of my house, you would wonder why it’s not firewood; it’s a pretty beat up little tree. But, it has some ofContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Just checked out 2 mulberry trees I planted near Margaretville 7 or so years ago; finally seeing some fruit & perhaps the only 2 young mulberry trees around. I have seen older ones up Dry Brook Road. If nothing else, this tree is oneContinue Reading