Category Archives: Plants/Trees

ID’ing the Pecan Trees

For the past several weeks I have enjoyed collecting the different pecans and studying pecan websites and papers to identify the “cultivars”. Of course, that lead to a new part of this website Pecans, and the pages for each of … Continue reading

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Two New Daylilies

Ordered 10/13/18 from American Meadows at 50% off. Frans Hals Daylily Bag of 3, Item #: 7FDL3 $10.49                     Hyperion Reblooming Daylily Bag of 3, Item #: 54FDL3 $11.99

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Planted the First Vegetable Garden

10/8/2018 – Planted the 5’x25′ new bed between the new back patio and the house with seedlings bought at Walmart. 6 green cabbages 6 red cabbages 6 Romain Leaf Lettuce Butter Crunch Bibb Lettuce 6 Mustard Greens about 50 green … Continue reading

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August 21, 2018

This was the trip for the gutter installation and to take the plants from the yard in Houston. We stayed in the “new” house for the first time.

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June 2018

Tuesday – Arrived after driving through the steady rain from Gulfport. It had slowed to a drizzle when we arrived and so got the TT hooked up and everything works. The rain made it much cooler so that was great. … Continue reading

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April 2018 Renovation Begins

March 30th, Signed the contract and sent with keys to Robbie Mullins of Robert Mullins Builders, Inc. 4/6&7/2017 – Demo began and made a lot of progress. Photos compliments of Peggy Knippenberg of Blue Moon Farms.  

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September, 2017

This work week was to be the week of Labor Day but that was the week before Hurricane Harvey happened. Houston flooded. Postponed this work until recovery was underway and no new surprises should arise. In the meantime, Hurricane Irma … Continue reading

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Pecan Tree Toppings

July 6 & 7, 2017 –  As the row of pecan trees next to the house back to the grain bin had become very tall and spindly–growing so close together–Steve Cain’s (Cain’s Tree and Landscaping) advice was to “top” them so … Continue reading

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Onion & Garlic Gardening

Allium Gardening It’s Time for Alliums Contributed by The Old Farmer’s Almanac Staff. Extracted from TSC’s web site on 3/25/17. As the days grow longer, the time draws near to get the alliums going! What is an allium? Alliums are … Continue reading

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Tree Info

Meyer Lemon http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/49905/ http://floridata.com/Plants/Rutaceae/Citrus%20meyeri/1067 River Birch http://homeguides.sfgate.com/river-birch-tree-43016.html Trees for the Eastern Shore Go to the pdf file here. Dogwood Trees Planting Dogwood Care Bare root and burlap dogwood trees should be transplanted in late fall or early spring. Container grown … Continue reading

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