Home Is Where Your Trees Are


Trees As Futures


Trees As Futures. Part 1

Twelve years is a ripe age for a dog or cat, eighteen for a cow, twenty-five for a horse, thirty for a mule, sixty for an elephant. Modern medicine has extended man's life expectancy...

Trees As Futures. Part 2

Growth rates naturally vary with soil, moisture, and climate, as well as with species, but here are figures for some cultivated species under optimum conditions (compiled for this book by Princeton Nurseries...

Trees As Futures. Part 3

But not all trees are top value, nor in perfect condition. The Armstrong committee laid it down that appraisers should rate trees in five grades of perfection, twenty per cent off for each lower...