Wood Science 101 (22) - Which Log or Pellet is Right for Your Stove?
January 15, 2016
Last post I alluded to my work talking to folks about firewood and pellets at the Pennsylvania Farm show. I thought today I would share those ideas with the rest of you.
People love to talk firewood, especially if they burn it for heat. This year, our display included about a dozen different sticks of firewood. But these sticks were special. All were of different species, and sizes.
Ash-Leaved Maple or Boxelder (Acer negundo)
January 14, 2016
Of all the trees, the one few landscapers ever use is ash-leaved maple. With close observation, these trees often have poor shape and often have multiple-trunks resulting from breakage.