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Mistletoe in Conifers and how to manage it

Dwarf Mistletoes (Arceuthobium spp.) are parasitic flowering plants that derives all its food from the host plant or tree(s). Dwarf Mistletoes are species specific attacking only conifers, the most common here in Flathead Valley is the one associated with...

How to prune your fruit trees

After a long (and still on-going) winter many people are getting anxious to prune their fruit trees. The good news if you live in NW Montana, is that you've got time before the trees start to leaf out. It's important to keep in mind that if you neglect to prune and...

How you can create a Firesafe environment around your home.

  Many people like me have chosen to live within a forested environment for many reasons; clean air, wildlife, just the beauty of living in a forest. Geographically speaking we are a part of a growing entity that is the "Wildland Urban Interface" and what one inherits...