Gretchen planted these bananas in June 2017. First harvest this morning.Continue reading
Tom H. Johnson Jr. and Mary Caroline Pindar wanted to see the garden at Okra Paradise Farms.
Abelmoschus esculentus, okra, lady’s fingers, gumbo, ngombo, bhindi, vendakkai, and many other names. Possibly from West Africa, or Ethiopia, or South Asia. Requires full sun and hot temperatures with good soil. Continue reading
It’s a Nepenthes.
Pretty sure it’s a Nepenthes mirabilis, which is common across southeast Asia. Yes, that makes it exotic here, but it’s very picky, so Continue reading
Nope, no longleaf in there.
Except these ones. Continue reading
“B W Sinclair also owned at one point some land along the Coffee Road,” says Wiregrass Region Digital History Project (WRDHP):
Magnetic variation 4° East 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