Constructed 1.5-Acre Open-Water Marsh – Tom’s Story

Constructed 1.5-Acre Open-Water Marsh – Tom’s Story

Agriculture and development have severely reduced the acreage of wetlands across the countryside.  Wetlands support an extraordinary diversity of wildlife.  They trap sediments and nutrient-laden agricultural runoff.  Wetlands serve as sponges for flood waters too. We...
What’s Up with All the Tree Cages – Tom’s Story

What’s Up with All the Tree Cages – Tom’s Story

Prevention of deer browse is one answer.  We protect all the trees and shrubs that we plant.  In the case of some of the oaks, even if they are volunteers sprouted from forgotten squirrel cashes, we generally protect them with 5′ welded wire fence rings.  Oaks,...