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Blog series by Dan Corbin updated 07-19-2012 04:31 PM 1 part 948 reads 2 comments total

Part 1: Using native wood

07-19-2012 04:31 PM by Dan Corbin | 2 comments »

A little over a week ago, one of our Bradford Pear trees decided to spontaneously bifurcate (it split right down the middle). This is apparently a common thing for Bradford Pear trees to do, although I really can’t figure out why they would want to kill off a portion of themselves. There’s a great blog over here that does a great job of describing why Bradford Pears split so easily. A contributing factor is the fast-growing soft wood, which makes them about as appealing to us...

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