The eastern spruce budworm may be coming to Maine, let’s hope not because it’s a nasty little bugger. The state of Maine is laying out plans to contain it should it come.
If you heat your home with wood or some other type of burning material, here is something else you can use. This is also a great way to get rid of all the junk mail you receive. Turn your junk mail into burning logs of paper. Check it out.
I have seen a lot of advertisements to 'discover the forest' lately. It is true you can see a lot of wonderful and beautiful things in nature. You can also find some sunny looking things in nature. Take a look at this tree and the way it grew.
During the winter I burn wood so I was very interested to hear there is a professor from Virginia Tech, Y.H. Percival Zhang, who says he has developed a process that will convert wood chips into food. Basically he made a giant stomach and mixed in corn stalks, weeds, leaves and grass with different types of enzymes to make food.
Seems like it’s been all summer I have been cutting wood getting ready for winter, but when I look back on it, June was so rainy I didn’t cut much then. July, August and now into September have been months where practically every weekend I was out cutting and splitting. The good news is I am almost done.
I was with talking to an elderly gentleman from Texas the other day who was on his first visit to Maine. The question he asked me was kind of surprising until I realized it’s always warm in Texas. He wanted to know what the big piles of wood are people have in their yards. He was referring to firewood stacked and piled as we get ready for winter. Naturally, they don’t have to burn wood to stay war