Abel Jones


How to Control Soil Erosion

24th March 2010
Soil erosion is a costly problem, so it is very important to plan ahead when buying a home. Making sure soil erosion control and rain damage prevention are done right during the original landscaping and building of your home will lead to a nicer overall y... Read >

The History of Olives and Olive Trees

18th February 2010
Thomas Jefferson wrote "The olive tree is the richest gift of heaven." The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has reported "Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson, who traveled abroad, brought plant material such as olive trees and rice back to the U.S.... Read >

A General History of Oak Trees

18th February 2010
Innumerable forests of oak trees, neatly trimmed and brimming with wildlife, nibbling away at the acorns. There are several classifications of oak trees: Deciduous Varieties: Pin Oak Tree, Quercus palustris; Sawtooth Oak Tree, Quercus acutissima; Willo... Read >

A History of the Different Kinds of Mulberry Trees

18th February 2010
the Orient to fatten silkworms for the silk trade. General Oglethorpe, in 1733, imported 500 white mulberry trees to Fort Frederica in Georgia to encourage silk production at the English colony of Georgia. William Bartram, the famous early American exp... Read >

The History of Citrus Fruits

18th February 2010
sea routes to open trade by ships with China and India. The sweet orange tree introduction into Europe changed the dynamics of citrus fruit importance in the world. The voyage of Portuguese explorer, Vasco de Gamma, recorded that in 1498, there were multi... Read >