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Haralson Apple Tree

We have a large Apple tree which has been a healthy, good producer. I prune it every year or two. Last year 3 or four medium branches died back near the trunk. This year many more and larger branches are dying near the ends and we had very few apples (less than 1% of normal). There are a lot of new branches near the core of the tree with more leaves than normal. Should I prune the dead wood back toward the core of the tree? If so, should I wait for winter or proceed now?

Montana over 4 years ago

sheep shearing students

I have two babydoll sheep in Belgrade and am looking for someone to shear them. Would you have a student who would like to earn some money and get some practice?

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Gallatin County Montana 15 days ago

Sad pine tree/s

One pine tree in my back yard died this fall, a second spruce lost its lead shoot, and now a third has browning needles around its mid section. What’s going on?

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Gallatin County Montana 16 days ago

Watering Outdoor Plants in Winter

Since it's been very dry this Winter, many people are saying to water outdoor deciduous plants. I was always told to water evergreens only, as deciduous plants go dormant in Winter months. So, what you, the experts, say?

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Yellowstone County Montana outdoor plants about 1 month ago

Voles

To minimize hazards to birds, do not apply zinc phosphide bait to bare ground, areas without vegetation, or in piles. is in one section. The question, if a vole dies from the poison, and is eaten by magpies, or other critters, are they affected?

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Gallatin County Montana wildlife 3 months ago

New limb growth

We have a 100 plus year old Black Walnut tree that really needs to trimed. Will we get new limb growth? The lower limbs are starting to snap and break off! Help!

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Sanders County Montana horticulture 4 months ago

pharshall flume

Where do I find a table to read a parshall flume with a 4 foot throat

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Ravalli County Montana 4 months ago

Double trunk birch

My birch tree had to have one trunk removed, what should I seal the trunk with to keep ants out

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Flathead County Montana 6 months ago

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