In the summer you can recognize the different kinds of trees from the shape and size of their leaves. When trees drop their leaves in the winter months you can use different characteristics such as bud shape, leaf arrangement, bark, and overall growth pattern to identify tree species. 561 more words
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Walnut firewood is rarely harvested because the wood is more commonly used to make fine furniture. The trees are too valuable just to make firewood. There are about 20 different species of walnut trees, but only 3 are commonly grown in the United States. 464 more words
Uh-oh spaghetti-o’s! Did I destroy our garden?
The gnarly black walnut (Juglans nigra) tree in our front yard finally shed its leaves in November, a good three weeks behind schedule. 610 more words