Two views of mushrooms on a log.
Mushrooms on a log
Anybody know what kind of mushroom this is?
It’s in a wet area near Redeye Creek, which runs into the Withlacoochee River.
Arrow was bemused by this big sweetgum limb in the drive path,
that Gretchen had noticed the day before.
Limb, Arrow 2023-05-19
She wanted to know what I was going to do about it?
Amusingly, it fell so it was supported like a pyramid by its own limbs.
I brought the tractor and a logging chain and dragged it away. Continue reading →
Two methods of potato digging.
Two views of ‘tater digging 2023-05-15
On the left, tractor and blade.
Upside: digs them right up.
Downside: and buries them in the dug dirt, so you have to dig them up again. Continue reading →
The cultivator worked surprisingly well.
Should be obvious which is before and which is after.
And now it’s raining.
Was less work than expected.
Cane planting and planted 2023-04-21
Not burying it as deep this year, though.
Only need four inches of dirt to keep it from freezing, not two feet to shovel off. Continue reading →
If a tree falls in the forest, does it land on a boat?
Deadfall on boat 2023-04-11
But if it didn’t make a hole in the hull, I bet the boat will still float.
Not a common sight anymore: native wild honeysuckle.
Lonicera sempervirens L., Coral Honeysuckle, Trumpet Honeysuckle, Woodbine
This Lonicera sempervirens L. is also known as
Coral Honeysuckle, Trumpet Honeysuckle, or Woodbine.
It is native to the U.S. Southeast,
with some found farther north, possibly as garden escapees. Continue reading →
This canebrake rattlesnake was too close to the farm workshop at Okra Paradise Farms,
so I used a hoe to put it in a cardboard box and took it far away.
Snake, hoe, box 2023-03-21
I show the snake a hoe. It either gets in the box with a nudge from the hoe, or it gets in the box in two pieces.
https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLk2OxkA4UvxPbeykZkfos36dRbcvIIeu Continue reading →
The native wild azalea, Rhododendron Canescens,
keeps blooming on more bushes.
Native wild azaleas and dogwood 2022-03-09
And we have a few blooms of dogwood, Cornus florida.
Not as many as usual; we don’t know why. Continue reading →