Put your wooded land to work! This comprehensive manual shows you how to use your woodlands to produce everything from wine and mushrooms to firewood and livestock feed. Youall learn how to take stock of your woods; use axes, bow saws, chainsaws, and other key tools; create pasture and silvopasture for livestock; prune and coppice trees to make fuel, fodder, and furniture; build living fencing and shelters for animals; grow fruit trees and berries in a woodland orchard; make syrup from birch, walnut, or boxelder trees; and much more. Whether your property is entirely or only partly wooded, this is the guide you need to make the best use of it.The instructions I give here are based on the methods Ia#39;ve used to plant and transplant trees with a good track record of ... can purchase mature fruit trees and plant them using a tractor-mounted planting spade that keeps the rootball intact. ... Bare-root trees are grown at nurseries and lifted from the soil during dormancy.
|Title||:||The Woodland Homestead|
|Publisher||:||Storey Publishing - 2015-07-10|