I'm in the process of getting ready for a timber sale. I would characterize it as a small sale one parcel is 20-acres the other 31-acres. The sale would be exclusively white ash as the Emerald ash…Continue
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Black locust is one of the most rot resistant woods native to North America. Straight black locust posts and poles are in demand by grape and hop growers, and organic farmers who wish to fence in livestock or fence out deer. The heartwood of locust trees is the most resistant to decay so larger diameter material will be the longest lasting.
NYS-DEC considers black locust to be invasive and there are restrictions on planting black locust in certain areas of NYS. Before considering…Continue
Nuts are good for your health; they are truly super foods. Like anything else worthwhile they do require a bit of work to grow, harvest and make use of. However, doing so can be rewarding and is a way to add some healthy, locally grown food to your diet. The best adapted nut species for NYS are black walnuts, butternuts, chestnuts (depending on your hardiness zone,) hazelnuts, and shagbark hickories.
Hazelnuts are easy to grow and come into production in roughly 4 to 5 years…Continue