Monthly Archives: November 2016

A Solar Powered World

Solar power normally conjures contraptions that capture the sun’s energy to perhaps heat a home or run a calculator.  The truth is that almost every energy source we use begins with solar power.   Humans and the animal kingdom in … Continue reading

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Leaf Management in Your Yard

After the thrill of autumn coloration is gone, those who have yard trees must deal with the bushels of leaves trees drop.  An acre of trees in a forest can produce over 2 tons of leaves each year, and while … Continue reading

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Heavy Fruit Years

This fall appears to be a good year for acorns, and my pear tree produced such a heavy crop that there was a lot of limb breakage.  Fruit and nut production varies from year to year, and the reasons are … Continue reading

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