Archive for October, 2010
Get your roots for nothing and your (red oak) trees for free!

I’ve been telling you that nothing is easier than gathering acorns (and walnuts and chestnuts, etc) and planting the acorns with tree tubes (see previous posts and video). I was wrong. There is one thing easier: Putting tree tubes on red oak seedlings or stump sprouts that are already in the ground. This is a [...]

Tree Tubes + PVC Stake + Acorns = Trees

Fall is officially upon us and the ever recognizable sound of acorns falling and pinging off metal roofs and car hoods can be heard throughout the neighborhoods.  Everyone is familiar with acorns dropping each year, but most don’t think much beyond seeing them sitting there on the ground.  Every acorn represents a potential new oak [...]