Found in the same spot as three years ago.
Presumably the common sundew, Drosera rotundifolia.
It had a rarer neighbor.
There was enough sundew that Gretchen took one for transplanting.
Preparing a spot in her bog garden.
Place the sundew.
Water with rainwater.
First I’ve seen in the wild in these woods in more than forty years:
a pitcher plant.
Presumably Sarracenia minor Walter. Continue reading
We planted a garden yesterday: peppers, tomatoes, eggplants, cucumbers, and okra.
“B W Sinclair also owned at one point some land along the Coffee Road,”
Wiregrass Region Digital History Project (WRDHP):
WRDHP photograph, apparently from Lowndes County records
Magnetic variation 4° East Continue reading
Update 2019-02-10: His previous land on Coffee Road at Jackson Road, and family pictures.
Much to my surprise, according to evidence turned up by the
Wiregrass Region Digital History Project (WRDHP),
an owner of the mill at Bowen Mill Pond west of Quitman, Georgia
was my great-great-grandfather, Benjamin Waters Sinclair.
Annotated detail from
WRDHP Google map of old Irwin County ca. 1870.
WRDHP facebook post 2019-02-06:
We have created a series of maps overlaid upon a modern google earth
map that depict Continue reading
After the prescribed burn, it’s a lot easier to see,
and there are more gopher tortoise burrows than we thought.
Here’s another Gopherus polyphemus near the road.
It’s good there are so many.
Gophers are a keystone species, hosting Continue reading
How not to do plumbing.
While waiting for some PVC cement to dry.
Gretchen with her banana trees.
A walkabout six weeks ago.