If your wood is not stacked this way in your yard for 2 years, there are strong chances that your stove is not heating enough, has dirty glass, and /or is not performing as well as it could be.
Is there a difference between newer efficient wood stoves and older ones? Take a look at this video.
There are actually things you can do to improve wood heat and efficiency from your wood appliance.
This video shows proper wood burning techniques. Everyone knows how to burn wood properly because we have been doing it for so many years. Or do we?