trees http://wmuk.org en For the love of trees: Growing hundred year old giants http://wmuk.org/post/love-trees-growing-hundred-year-old-giants <p>When a seed falls from a tree, what are the odds that it will take root and then grow for 300 years or more? Norm Bober in Van Buren County increases the possibility. As a teenager, when his family went to hunt for a Christmas tree, he brought pine cones home and planted the seeds. The next spring, they sprouted into pine trees.</p><p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 14:34:00 +0000 Nancy Camden 8431 at http://wmuk.org For the love of trees: Growing hundred year old giants Cutting wood for lumber in the winter months http://wmuk.org/post/cutting-wood-lumber-winter-months <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The month of January frees most farmers from field work, and if the snow is deep enough, even my husband, John and I stop pruning our blueberry bushes. Some farmers plow snow for extra cash, but traditionally, others head to their woods for a winter paycheck.</span></p><p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 00:00:58 +0000 Joan Donaldson 2455 at http://wmuk.org Cutting wood for lumber in the winter months