This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V26", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
Black Walnut timber is worth, in Georgia, $100 per 1,000 feet, inch plank, and trees ten years from the root, are now known ten inches in diameter. This shows the annual thickness of wood to be half an inch. This will astonish the old world folks, who look on the raising of a forest as the work of a long life time, and will tend to appease the apprehensions of those who wonder what is to become of us when all our forests are gone. When it pays to plant timber, we could get a good supply on twenty years' notice.
Another White Pine - exclaims the Gardeners Chronicle. This time it is from northern Mexico, and is Pinus Ayacahuite. There is beauty in common names, if not at all times serviceable.