2015

This blog was created with the hopes of helping others that are starting out with their farms succeed in producing what the y want and need from the property.

Upgrade And Stock Up: Look Ahead For Efficiency When Farming With Propane

7 November 2015
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When you depend on a fuel source to keep your operations running smoothly, you need to have the security in knowing that your energy source is reliable, available, and affordable. As a farmer, you have control over these factors when you use propane. Take control and stock up on propane when prices and demand are low. Having tanks topped off when prices are low makes sound economic sense. As long as your propane tanks are regularly inspected, all leaks are repaired, and damaged tanks are replaced with good ones, you can safely fill them and use the propane in the future since propane won't " Read More …

Miffed About Mushrooms? Here’s What You Need To Know

2 September 2015
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They weren't there last night, but when you woke up this morning they were all over the place.  Like magic, a carpet of plump mushrooms has unexpectedly sprouted in your otherwise perfectly green lawn.  This article will discuss why your yard suddenly has this surprise and what your best options are for getting rid of them. What Are Mushrooms Mushrooms seem to appear "out of nowhere" because they are actually only a small manifestation of something much larger that's going on underneath your yard. Read More …

The Spruce Budworm: Destroyer Of Evergreens

5 August 2015
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Evergreen trees are a beautiful way to add a little natural style to your yard, but they are prone to infestation by insects and vermin that can kill them in less than a season. One of the most destructive of these creatures is the spruce budworm. Learn all you can about this disgusting creature to avoid letting it ruin your trees. Description The spruce budworm is an insect that is relatively harmless in its adult state, but which is responsible for massive defoliation of white spruce across the country. Read More …

Grass Mulch Guide For Your Orchard

15 July 2015
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Whether it's a small home orchard or a larger operation, weed control around the trees is vital. Not only does it make access for care and harvesting simpler, weeds also compete with the trees for necessary nutrients and water. A soft covering of grass is the perfect mulch in your orchards. The grass provides a mulch, which helps cool the soil, retains moisture, and prevents the topsoil from rinsing away. This guide will help you implement a grass mulching plan in your orchard. Read More …