Farm Trees

Differences Between A Pecan Tree And A Walnut Tree?

Pecan Tree Vs Walnut Tree: Side By Side

Pecan and Hickory are both members of the Walnut family. Despite this, there are some pretty big differences as well as many similarities between pecan trees vs. walnut trees. In this article, we will explore these in more detail. This may help you decide which type of tree to plant, or what nut, or to … Read more

Can You Estimate The Age Of A Tree?

How To Tell The Age Of A Pecan Tree?

The best method by which to tell the age of a pecan tree depends on exactly how precise you wish to be. The ideal method is to fell the tree and then count all the growth rings. Generally, this approach is probably a little too dramatic, and there are other alternatives that can give you … Read more

Will Aphids Kill A Pecan Tree?

Why Is My Pecan Tree Dripping Sap?

It is a common misconception when people see a sap-like substance on the trunk, leaves, or ground surrounding their pecan tree that the tree itself is dripping sap. In reality, this sap is not coming from the tree at all but from an infestation of aphids living on the tree’s leaves. These tiny insects secrete … Read more

Do You Need More Than One Pecan Tree To Produce Nuts?

How To Treat Pecan Tree Diseases?

Pecans are one of the few commercially farmed nuts in North America. They are a native tree to the US and are considered to be a valuable commodity. Pecan trees suffer from pests and diseases that can negatively affect the nut quality. Home growers should also be aware of this and know how to diagnose … Read more

How To Stop A Mulberry Tree From Fruiting

How To Sterilize A Mulberry Tree?

If you want a mulberry tree in your yard but don’t want all the mess of the fruit, then the best solution is to plant a male, fruitless variety. If there is already a mulberry tree and it is causing problems with its fruit, then pruning or applying chemical treatments may be the only answer … Read more

How Long Do Mulberries Last Once Picked?

How To Harvest Mulberry {Explained!}

Mulberry trees produce dark, juicy, sweet-tasting berries that are perfect for making jams, wines, desserts, and sauces. The berries don’t ripen all at the same time and, once ready for eating, start falling from the tree. Due to their soft and delicate nature, they require harvesting daily before they spoil. We’ll take a look at … Read more

How To Prepare Mulberry Leaf Tea

How To Make Mulberry Leaf Tea?

You don’t need to spend a fortune buying mulberry leaf tea as Mulberry trees grow across much of the United States. The trees flourish from USDA zone four to nine, and the leaves can easily be foraged for free. In this article, we’ll explore how to make mulberry leaf tea, look at leaf identification, and … Read more

Does Mulberry Make Good Furniture

What Is Mulberry Wood Good For?

Mulberry trees produce an attractive decorative wood useful for making decorative items, including pens, bowls, ornaments, and also furniture. It has a natural luster and medium density making it both durable and insect resistant. As there are several different types of Mulberry, they all have slightly different properties and appearances. Discover more here. Does Mulberry … Read more

Why Are Mulberries Illegal In Some States?

Why Are Mulberry Trees Illegal?

In the United States, Mulberry trees became illegal in some states during the 1980s and 90s. The reasons behind this were varied and included the staining of sidewalks and streets from the berries, the excessive amount of pollen produced by the trees, and the “more severe than normal” allergies some hayfever sufferers experienced from the … Read more

How To Make Dried Apricots

How To Make Dried Apricots {Step By Step}

Dried apricots are delicious and make a great snack or the perfect ingredient for all kinds of sweet and savory dishes. The main problem is cost. They are pretty expensive, and commercial apricots are often treated with chemicals to stop them from browning. The good news is you can dry your own apricots at home, … Read more

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