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Big Tree walk

We were fortunate to join Rick & Karlene for a big tree walk on their property on Province Road one recent sunny Sunday afternoon. Maybe 10 years ago, Rich & Karlene purchased 100 acres of forest near their home so they could continue their forest stewardardship once they sold the Christmas...
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signs…

I really hated to do this — put a fence up around the property — but it was time to do it.  I have had a surprising amount of trouble with people driving four wheelers, motorbikes and snow mobiles through the trees.  While I didn’t mind people driving on the...
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more firewood

I’m lucky to have friends help out when I need it.  Lou came to the farm today to help cut down another tree and it is great to have someone there to lift those heavy rounds onto the splitter.   This giant red oak, probably the max size that I...
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Firewood and favorite trees

Firewood cutting day.  Turns out, I made Willow’s most favorite tree on the farm into this: It was a traumatic discovery for me find Willow aghast at my cutting down a nice red oak for firewood.  Perhaps witnessing the tree getting cut down sealed it’s place as her “most favorite...
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