Sugaring.

Posted by on Feb 13, 2014 in Edibles
Sugaring.

  The Catskills is one of the larger maple-syrup producing regions of New York State, and at this time of year serious sugarers already have their trees tapped and their buckets or tubes up. But it’s been a consistently cold winter so far, and there’s still time to get a tap or two in before […]

Learning to Care for Apple Trees.

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in Edibles, Event, Gardening
Learning to Care for Apple Trees.

The Catskill Forest Association is hosting a pair of apple-tree workshops this spring.  Late winter is the time to prune and care for most fruit trees, and if you don’t know how and want to grow your own apples or restore those old trees on the property, these workshops can help you make this the […]

Mountain-ash

Posted by on Oct 26, 2013 in Edibles, Gardening, Landscape, Plant Profile, The Catskills
Mountain-ash

Sorbus americana is one of the prettiest white flowering, under utilized, red cluster berry producing, Northeastern favorite tree o’ mine.  I mean I literally freak out.  Have you ever been on a hike with me?  I repeat myself in the latin and the common name, I point, I even jump up and down, ok almost jump […]