About a year ago, I started a paper, which attempts to describe all the trees found in New Hampshire, my home state. I started this project as a school project, where I would just observe trees and their habitats and write what I saw, but it quickly morphed into an informal research paper focused on silvics and commercial uses of the described…Continue
Added by Paul J Hetzler on February 25, 2019 at 6:18am — No Comments
Tree Pruning Workshop
Neglecting Young Trees Leads to Delinquency!
When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Learning Center, 40 West Main Street, Canton
10:00 to 10:45:Tree Wound Response & Compartmentalization
10:45 to 11:15: Trees and Threes—The Commandments of Pruning
11:15 to 12:00: Why We Prune, & Reality…Continue
Added by Paul J Hetzler on February 9, 2019 at 7:13pm — No Comments
Generally speaking, I love trees, even those I must admire from a distance, such as the love-tree, a.k.a. the cacao, Theobroma cacao, from which chocolate is derived. Not only is chocolate associated with romance—most notably on Valentine’s Day—it can potentially help us feel more lovey-dovey thanks to some of the chemicals the tree produces.
Native to Central America, the cacao tree grows almost exclusively within about twenty degrees latitude either side of the…Continue
Added by Paul J Hetzler on February 5, 2019 at 3:50pm — No Comments