Removing dangerous trees can be a daunting task, especially if you have never done it before. Surprisingly, it is actually easier then you think provided you do it in the safest way possible. In this article I outline how to safely fell a tree in 10 easy steps so you can tackle your own trees […]
Wants to plant a fruit tree, you live in a small urban space, not sure what to do? This article will help you look at what you can plant where you are! Enjoy the fruits of your labor with home grown fruit off your own tree!!!
When I was a little girl, I would look forward to reading a story every night with my parents. Books like The Giving Tree and The Lorax still stick out in my mind. They created a sense of wonderment, excitement and fascination around trees and nature for me. The trees we see everyday are vital […]
Many trees and shrubs purchased over the internet are shipped to customers as bare root trees. These young trees are shipped with no soil around their roots and without a container (such as a plant pot). Even though they are shipped without soil, these trees are often very healthy and quick to establish in their […]
I love the gum trees on our property, but I only recently realised that so many of the trees ARE gum trees. I was lucky enough to pick up a book called Gum: the story of eucalypts and their champions by Ashley Hay. I was hoping to learn about gum trees and how to identify […]
Cordwood masonry is a tried-and-true green building technique that is cost-effective and practical for many homesteaders. If you want to build a chicken coop, shed, playhouse, garage, or even a house out of cordwood masonry, there are some steps to take to prepare your cedar trees that will make the job a lot quicker and […]