Buying Your First Christmas Tree? Tips For Purchasing A Real One


There are approximately 15,000 Christmas tree farms in the United States, and Christmas tree cultivation is an agricultural forestry that employs over 100,000 people. When you buy a real Christmas tree from a Christmas tree farm, you are not only getting a beautiful tree, but helping the economy. Below are some tips on picking out your first Christmas tree this year so you can have it ready for Santa to put presents underneath.

17 December 2015

Looking To Buy Farm Land? Important Questions To Ask Before Signing Any Purchase Agreement


Whether you are buying land to build a new agricultural business or farming operation or growing the size of an existing one, you should be aware that the process of purchasing land can present problems that can be both costly and difficult to resolve. Because the ownership of large tracts of rural land may have been retained by the same owner or owners for many generations, it can be more apt to develop encroachments and other boundary issues than a residential lot, that changes ownership every few years.

16 December 2015

Protecting Your Terracotta Pots From Winter Damage


The porosity of terracotta serves a worthy garden purpose by allowing water to evaporate out of the soil and air to infiltrate and cool the roots. However, it also is the very thing that makes them vulnerable to freezing winter temperatures, as moisture in the clay expands and causes the pot to crack. Not all terracotta pots are created equal, and there are steps you can take to protect them from sure destruction.

14 December 2015