Living the Country Life

Forestry Content

Be wary of unscrupulous timber buyers and keep an eye on your trees
There is tremendous value in timber. It can fund your dreams or become a legacy for your grandchildren. It also brings out crooks who steal trees or don’t pay you for what they’re worth...
This gardening method takes care of the fertility and renewal all by itself
Walk through a woodland and notice the diversity of plants. Trees, shrubs, and other perennials grow together like a solid family unit. You can have that same kind of synergy in an edible garden....
Being a good steward of the forest on your land starts with solid planning
People own forested land for many reasons, including income from the wood, recreational purposes, and aesthetics. You can’t afford to ignore the value of this asset, so a well-prepared forest...
Key species of plants have the ability to capture polluting nutrients before they head downstream
The water quality of the small, gurgling stream next to your woodland might be just fine – or it might not. Jan Thompson is a natural resource ecology and management instructor at Iowa...
Preview the latest innovations and products in Jonsered Chainsaws
If you have maple trees, you might be able to make syrup
Radio interview source: Mark Izzelhardt, maple technician, Proctor Maple Research Center               Listen here to the radio story mp3 Maple trees are a...