If you’re lucky enough to have a walnut tree, now is the time your work begins. Walnuts, whether English or Black, have a similar drying process. You have to work harder to get the meat out of a black walnut because husk is harder to remove and the shell is much harder, but the drying […]
Fungus on trees is tricky to control. When noticed, it’s too late. If you had fungal problems last year, now is the time to treat. Of course, a cool, wet spring makes fungus more of a problem.
Q: I subscribe to the heavy mulching philosophy of gardening, for water retention, weed reduction, and feeding the soil. I’ve heard that some plants (cedar, black walnut, etc.) contain natural herbicidal agents, and may be useful/harmful for different applications.