Lana Weldon wrote:And you also help wildlife by growing hazel:
Alexandra and Colin Proctor wrote:Ooooo... and I would love to hear if any others have noticed which plants like to grow with hazels. Our understory has remained virtuallu empty beneath them for years... even the apple mint we transplanted didn't take. I have heard of a hazel orchard having great success with truffles beneath them.... but would love to hear of any other edible successes in the food forest model for beneath hazels.
Cindy Loos wrote:Very informative. Thank you.
But I DO have a question...
How do you keep squirrels from eating your hazels
J Johnson wrote:Here is SW Missouri, our white tailed buddies just love hazelnuts. Of course they have tons (literally) of acorns and hickory nuts to feast on. Around here Walnuts tend to be a squirrel thing. Be well. Jim Johnson
Saralee Couchoud wrote:This article is very timely. I have just made the incredibly hard decision to get out of cattle and I am looking for something to put in my 50 acres of pasture. You mentioned growing them for lumber. Approximately how many years before they are a profitable size to cut?
I really enjoyed this article it is easy to understand and very complete. Thank you
Myron Platte wrote:Squirrels getting greedy? You have a cat deficiency!
Mark Brunnr wrote:If hazel isn't coppiced it will grow as a standard tree. When I described wanting to grow "hazel shrubs" to my dad he was confused as the hazels by his house are all over 30 feet tall. I expect that is a decades-long goal though.
Skandi Rogers wrote:Brunswick Stew
Sounds like some of you need some recipes! if you can't eat nuts eat the squirrels and hope for some nutty flavours?
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