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How To Attract Hummingbirds
by
Clyde Dennis
Published on October 21, 2017
Gardening

Yes! You can attract hummingbirds to your home. Even if you live in the middle of the city, and even if you've never had any luck getting them to come in the past.

Try one or more of these tips, and you should begin to see hummers around your yard soon     .  .  .

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Perfect Lawns, is it worth it?
by
Kevin Doberstein
Published on October 21, 2017
Gardening

Have you ever been driving down the road with the windows open going past a golf course or a field and then you get a strange smell? A chemical type of odor? Or go walking in the country and notice a large area, usually a field, all brown with dead grass. And next to     .  .  .

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A Fast Growing Tree For A Buffer
by
Bill Hirst
Published on October 21, 2017
Gardening

Fast Growing Arborvitae for Buffers In Bucks County The Green Giant Arborvitae is a fast growing arborvitae that is well suited for Pennsylvania. This plant makes an excellent buffer. Our farm, Highland Hill Farm, is located in the solid clay soils so common to Penns     .  .  .

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Plant a Sugar Maple or the Green Giant Arborvitae?
by
Bill Hirst
Published on October 21, 2017
Gardening

The Sugar Maple is an outstanding shade tree that has reliable fall color. The Sugar Maples are found througout the eastern states and are prized shade trees. Sugar Maples are also known as Rock Maples because the wood is so hard     .  .  .

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Web Promotions : Free Seedlings Near Doylestown Pa
by
Bill Hirst
Published on October 21, 2017
Gardening

Name That Tree I'm native to the European Alps, you know, where the great discovery of Otzi, the 5,300-year old man was made in 1991, and also the Balkan mountains, as well as the Carpathians near the Black Sea. My normal range extends north to the country which give     .  .  .

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Growing White Pine Trees In The Doylestown Pa. Area
by
Bill Hirst
Published on October 21, 2017
Gardening

Planting White Pine Trees In the Doylestown Pa. Area White pines. Whenever I think of white pines, I remember hunting when I was a kid and standing near trees that were giants     .  .  .

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Unusual Uses of Backyard Plants and Trees
by
Bill Hirst
Published on October 21, 2017
Gardening

Highland Hill Farm just doesn't sell and install "landscaping beauty." We're providing you with food and raw materials! Why not raise plants that have uses other because they look good? Of course you already know that you can use the wood from your trees instead of g     .  .  .

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EZ Trees to Plant
by
Bill Hirst
Published on October 21, 2017
Gardening

Whenever someone asks me for suggestions on EZ to plant trees and shrubs, I always begin with Arborvitae. Arborvitae are commonly used evergreen shrubs or trees useful in urban areas where low maintenance and durability is needed. Many cultivars with forms such as be     .  .  .

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A Tree for Dummies - The River Birch
by
Bill Hirst
Published on October 21, 2017
Gardening

River Birsch Trees are fairly easy to plant because they are fairly rugged and durable. Yet to plant or transplant them you do need to follow some basic guidelines. Two of the best cultivars or River Birch trees are Dura Heat and Heritage River Birches     .  .  .

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So, You Want To Grow Trees?
by
Bill Hirst
Published on October 21, 2017
Gardening

Anyone can be a farmer. You can too. I feel the best opportunity in agriculture is in raising plants and trees     .  .  .

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Planting Oak Seedlings
by
Bill Hirst
Published on October 21, 2017
Gardening

Planting Oak Trees Oak Trees. Whenever I think of Oak Trees, I remember hunting when I was a kid and standing near trees that were giants. Now every Oak tree I plant, I can invision those days in the deep woods and those grand trees and hope someone else will have th     .  .  .

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Be Careful of These Garden Plants
by
Bill Hirst
Published on October 21, 2017
Gardening

In our last installment, we told you how Highland Hill Farm just doesn't sell and install "landscaping beauty," but provides food and raw materials. we told you about Edible Wild Plants. Additionally, we want to tell you what are NOT edible, what are inedible     .  .  .

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We Like Growing Dura Heat and Heritage River Birch Trees
by
Bill Hirst
Published on October 21, 2017
Gardening

River Birch Trees are fairly easy to plant because they are fairly rugged and durable. Yet to plant or transplant them you do need to follow some basic guidelines. Two of the best cultivars or River Birch trees are Dura Heat and Heritage River Birches     .  .  .

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Eastern White Pine Trees Are EZ to Grow
by
Bill Hirst
Published on October 21, 2017
Gardening

Planting White Pine Trees an EZ to Grow Tree White pines. Whenever I think of white pines, I remember hunting when I was a kid and standing near trees that were giants. Now every pine tree I plant, I can invision those days in the deep woods and those grand trees and     .  .  .

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A Real Fast Growing Tree - The Green Giant Arborvitae
by
Bill Hirst
Published on October 21, 2017
Gardening

The original Green Giant got its name not from ancient lore, but from unusually extra large, hence "giant," green peas. These "Green Giant Peas" were introduced by the Minnesota Valley Canning Company in 1925, in contrast to their previously marketed LeSueur baby pea     .  .  .

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Obtaining Properties Upon Which to Grow Trees
by
B Hirst
Published on October 21, 2017
Gardening

There are many ways to buy properties for growing trees and plants. I have bought many and done well at it. This story tells how I got started doing it     .  .  .

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Facts About the Black Hills Spruce Tree
by
B Hirst
Published on October 21, 2017
Gardening

Facts About the Black Hills Spruce Tree Did you know that Black Hills Spruce trees have dark, dark brown bark and dark, dark green needles which are their leaves? From afar, it takes surprisingly few of any evergreen tree to appear black. It takes even fewer of the B     .  .  .

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Burning Bush
by
B Hirst
Published on October 21, 2017
Gardening

the Burning Bush (Euonymus alatus) Actually a colorful fall foliage selection as the name implies, a deciduous shrub specie from the Tree Family Celastraceae, the "Staff-Tree Family," it is NOT the description of A PROTEST action against our President. Burning Bush,     .  .  .

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