What is the pH of pine needles?

Answer Pine needles usually have a pH of 6.0 to 6.5, which is only slightly acidic. This makes them suitable for mulch, contrary to common myth. Normal rainwater tests at 5.6, and a pH reading of 7 is con... Read More »

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Can you use pine needles instead of spruce needles in beer?

The Scottish Highlanders commonly used both pine and spruce to make beer until the end of the 19th century. Springtime shoots are added during the manufacturing process, not the needles from a matu... Read More »

What is the best way to get pine needles out of the carpet?

Sounds redneck but true...Duck Tape is the BEST to get pine needles. Wrap a strip around your hand and go for it. It will take as little time and a lot of tape, but it is a sure fire worker. Best o... Read More »

What is the function of resin canals in pine needles?

Pine trees are native to most of the northern hemisphere and can be found in a number of varieties. Both hard and soft wood varieties produce distinct foliage called needles, which can stay on the ... Read More »

What to do about pine trees with diseased needles on the bottom branches?

On One Hand: Diseased Needles Can Be TreatedPine trees are susceptible to a variety of blight diseases caused by fungi that turn the lower branches brown. Pine blight can sometimes be controlled by... Read More »