Blighted Icon: Volunteers Aim To Revive Chestnut

Blighted icon: Volunteers aim to revive chestnut
Associated Press
Copyright 2012 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Updated 7:30 a.m., Saturday, December 8, 2012
In the four years since planting the fuzzy, deep-brown nuts, he nursed the seedlings — through back-to-back droughts, a killing frost, even an infestation of 17-year locust — applying herbicides and mowing between the rows to knock down anything that might compete.

BING NEWS:
  • Blighted icon: Volunteers aim to revive chestnut
    WEAVERVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jim Hurst has doted on his trees, arranged in three "families" on a bluff high above the rushing French Broad River. He installed a drip irrigation system to help rejuvenate this former hayfield's powdery, depleted soil.
    12/9/2012 - 10:00 pm | View Link
  • Blighted icon: Volunteers aim to revive American chestnut
    WEAVERVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Jim Hurst has doted on his trees, arranged in three "families" on a bluff high above the rushing French Broad River. He installed a drip irrigation system to help rejuvenate this former hayfield's powdery, depleted soil.
    12/8/2012 - 9:02 pm | View Link
  • Blighted icon: Volunteers aim to revive chestnut
    Jim Hurst has doted on his trees, arranged in three "families" on a bluff high above the rushing French Broad River. He installed a drip irrigation system to help rejuvenate this former hayfield's powdery, depleted soil. To protect against browsing deer ...
    12/8/2012 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • FOCUS: Blighted icon: Volunteers aim to revive chestnut
    find and save |
    12/8/2012 - 4:06 pm | View Link
  • Blighted icon: Volunteers aim to revive chestnut
    He installed a drip irrigation system to help rejuvenate this former hayfield's powdery, depleted soil. To protect against browsing deer, he girded the delicate sprouts in plastic sleeving and wire mesh. In the four years since planting the fuzzy, deep ...
    12/8/2012 - 5:25 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • International News | World News
    Get the latest international news and events from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and more. See world news photos and videos at ABCNews
    10/31/2014 - 4:59 am | View Website
  • Blog Directory
    A directory of New York Times blogs. ... Where small-business owners get news, ask questions and learn from one another's mistakes.
    10/31/2014 - 12:27 am | View Website
  • trivalleycentral.com: Casa Grande Dispatch
    The founding members of the Collector Car Club of Coolidge pose with their prized vehicles near San Carlos Park.
    10/30/2014 - 7:45 am | View Website
  • Characters/XCOM: Enemy Unknown
    Characters: XCOM Enemy Unknown ... Beware the Nice Ones: Officer Bradford mentions that Dr. Vahlen may not look like it, but she is without a doubt the worst ...
    10/30/2014 - 7:23 am | View Website
  • Detroit Free Press
    Latest news from the Detroit Free Press newspaper of metro Detroit, Michigan, City of Detroit, Oakland County, Wayne County, Macomb County including analysis ...
    10/29/2014 - 8:39 pm | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News