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A tip for homeowners seeking to sell trees on their property is to obtain a written timber sale contract. Other tips include obtaining multiple offers and dealing with only bonded harvesting companies. Ensuring that harv... More »

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Measure the diameter of the tree at 4 1/2 feet from the ground. Valuable black walnut trees have a diameter of at least 19 inches and a 60-inch circumference. Call the local county extension office to get names of certif... More »

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A landowner interested in selling the trees on her property for lumber needs to know the different values of the trees based on the sale method as well as the work involved in each option. She also needs to know how to l... More »

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Mature trees add privacy and value to the property more than simple landscaping and flower gardens. But careful planning is necessary to successfully bring mature trees into a property and assure their survival. More »

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The right time to prune peach trees is when the buds begin to bloom just enough to see the pink flower emerge from the tip. When pruning, it’s important to remove old gray shoots and keep year-old shoots that are redder ... More »

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Small palm species are good landscaping choices for homeowners seeking a tropical look. They lend themselves to both natural and formal arrangements, and some make good ground covers. More »

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Selecting a good location with full sun and good soil drainage are two of the most important aspects of planting a pecan tree. Before deciding on a spot for the tree, dig a hole 32 inches deep and 8 inches wide, and fill... More »

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