Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Monday, March 20, 2017
“He that plants trees loves others beside himself.”
– Dr. Thomas Fuller, MD (1654 – 1734), British physician, writer, intellectual, preacher, in Gnomologia: Adagies and Proverbs, 1732
Over the years, I have observed (and learned by experience) that I have quite a knack for making trees grow rapidly.
Even slow-to-moderately growing trees (such as oaks) have responded phenomenally well under my guiding hand.
What and how to accomplish that?
Aside from planting in a well-lighted area, with adequately drained, properly hydrated & fertilized soil, there is but one thing we can do to encourage growth in trees. That one thing is Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Thursday, February 17, 2011
There may be some saving grace in this issue because warm weather and Spring have not arrived with any consistency yet, and therefore the trees may not yet be in bud, and (I suppose) do not yet have foliage, thus preventing significant uptake of poison.
If there is any hope for those historic trees – and other trees nearby – I would imagine extraordinary measures must be taken. Those measures could include Read the rest of this entry »
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