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2012-09-05 23:04:12

Log Splitters Direct Lists Best Electric Log Splitters. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Expert Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 Today Log Splitters Direct released its recommendations for the best electric log splitters. "These small electric log splitters are safe to use in your garage or shed as the weather gets colder," said Mike Sawisch, resident product expert at Log Splitters Direct. "Large electric splitters offer the power and functionality of...

2011-09-02 16:53:22

UC Riverside researchers suggest that goldspotted oak borer invasion might be contained by controlling the movement of firewood. A catastrophic infestation of the goldspotted oak borer, which has killed more than 80,000 oak trees in San Diego County in the last decade, might be contained by controlling the movement of oak firewood from that region, according to researchers at the University of California, Riverside. “This may be the biggest oak mortality event since the...

2010-12-15 13:44:00

Thirty-five percent of firewood is brought from another location, increasing risk of invasion from forest pests ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As winter arrives, people across the country are engaging in a centuries-old tradition of buying or gathering firewood to fuel home fires. In a recent poll conducted by The Nature Conservancy, one in twenty Americans said they moved firewood long distances (i.e., more than 50 miles, a distance widely accepted as moving it...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.