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History of Wilmot Yard

December 10th, 2012 5 Comments

Really Old Plants and Trees When I posted the bougainvillea story last week, I mentioned the ‘old lady’ of my yard… a magenta bougainvillea about 80 years old. Magenta Bougainvillea It got me to thinking about the other plants and trees that were in this yard 40 years ago and the ones that are still […]

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36-Year Old Mango Error

June 18th, 2012 5 Comments

House and Home First, a brief history of the place we’ve called home for 36 years…. it has a wonderful edible history. 1976 Our house was built in 1937, and I am guessing that most of the fruit trees were planted when the house was built. We bought the house in 1976, so the trees […]

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My Mango Is Bigger Than Your Mango

June 14th, 2012 2 Comments

Storms Dropped Immature Fruit Earlier this year, we had some severe storms that knocked off many mangos from both my Haden and honey mango trees. Because the immature Hadens were bigger than the mature honey mangos, I tried ripening the immature fruit. There were mixed results, but I learned that the storm-dropped mangos were edible, […]

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