Porcupines live a long time, climb trees, help forest ecosystems — and can float on water. They’re not predators, but their quills are dangerous.
Sure, a farm always has more than enough problems you can fix, but take opportunities to enjoy when things go right. It could pay off in unexpected ways.
The yew, popular in residential landscaping, is used to discourage wild animals from grazing, but in the U.S. it has killed elk, moose and bears.
A large pile of rocks, disappearing into the ground under years of accumulated leaves and grass, offers an intriguing mystery about what else is “hiding.”
The Sheep Care Guide, produced by the American Sheep Industry Association, covers feed safety, transportation, regulatory data and emergency planning.
Fall is a good time for roots, but proper planting techniques, attention and care are needed to keep the complex underground network healthy and active.
Knowing about the place and the plants and also being prepared are key to collecting wild seeds and later planting them on your property.