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Blooming pear tree 2020-03-02

Gretchen and the LeConte Pear tree.

[Sniff]
Sniff

We might get some pears this year.

[Smile]
Smile

Thanks to the cousin who gave this tree to us.

And the nineteenth century cousin who found it. Here’s a story about that. Margie Love, Coastal Courier, originally 16 September 2007, updated 26 September 2011, Liberty’s LeConte pear was once famous.

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Bee in okra flower, Okra Paradise Farms, 19 July 2012

This is how we get new okra to eat:

This is how we get new okra to eat

This is how we get new okra to eat
Picture by John S. Quarterman for Okra Paradise Farms, Lowndes County, Georgia, 19 July 2012.

I've seen on the okra blooms honeybees, bumblebees, and several kinds of wasps, all pollinating and making more okra.

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