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Trees with Leaves You Can Eat

Dan This Land of Ours

If you are a forager for food, Cathy Isom lets you know about some trees that have leaves that you can eat.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. There are many trees with leaves that you can actually eat. For example, Linden trees. Commonly used to line streets and act as windbreaks. Their leaves are said to be …

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Plants That Are a Magnet for Bees

Dan This Land of Ours

  Cathy Isom learns what a Kentucky entomology student discovered about bees and the plants they like the best. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.   If you’ve ever wondered what flowers, plants, and trees attract the bees the most, you can thank a Kentucky entomology student who really did her research. Bernadette Mach developed a list of …

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Giving Gardeners Information on Potting Media for Trees and Shrubs

Dan Industry News Release, Nursery Crops

With spring here, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists in Alabama have some timely advice for gardeners and homeowners who buy shrubs or trees. Their insight comes from a cooperative study with Auburn University scientists focused on the effects of pine bark and other types of potting media used with many potted shrubs and woody ornamentals. Pine bark is considered …

Ice Damage to Trees

Dan General

Yesterday Cathy Isom filled us in on things we should do if our trees have ice damage from the storm. Cathy continues her segment on winter tree care by letting us know some things we shouldn’t do if our trees are damaged by a fierce winter storm. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.