WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Sometimes I’m asked about which fruit tree to select for planting; The follow-up question is often about how long it will take to bear fruit. Often it might be 5 to 10 years. For some, this is too long, “I’ll be dead by then.”Continue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? “Volcano mulch.” Been seeing quite a bit of it lately while walking around. Volcano mulch is mulch that is piled up deeply around a newly planted tree. Although this might look aesthetically pleasing, it can cause butt rot and rooting issues as well. MulchContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? You’ve heard it before. “They grow up so fast.” The advantage we have over prior generations is our greater access to cameras and digital media. Yesterday, I snapped a photo of my eldest daughter near a pear tree. The pear is 5 and theContinue Reading