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New Study Reveals the Dangers of Tree Felling

Dan Forestry, This Land of Ours

What a new study is revealing about the dangers of tree felling. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Tree felling — whether by professional loggers in a forest setting or by landscapers in urban and rural landscapes — is the most dangerous job in what are two of the most dangerous industries. That’s according to Penn State researchers who conducted …

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Surprising Health Benefits to Know About Pumpkins

Dan Fruits, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

The health benefits that may surprise you about pumpkins. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.  Pumpkins offer a lot more than one night of carving fun and scary faces. Consuming pumpkin regularly can improve your immunity, give your digestion a boost, and even protect you against many chronic diseases.  Pumpkin is also a good source of vitamin C, vitamin E, …

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Need to Know Points About Growing Winter Squash

Dan Field Crops, Fruits, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

All you need to know about growing your own winter squash. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.  Winter squash are all known for the hard skins that protect them through the fall, winter, and sometimes even spring, depending on the variety. If you love roasted squash or pumpkin pie, then Pumpkins, Butternut and Spaghetti Squash are the plants for …

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Plan Ahead for Bountiful Pumpkin Harvest Next Year

Dan Field Crops, Fruits, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

How to plan for bountiful pumpkin harvest next year.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.  While some areas in the United States may be experiencing a pumpkin shortage due to weather and shipping issues, why not plan ahead for next year and grow your own pumpkins. These members of the squash family are easy to grow in your …