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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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Noble Experiment Was a Mango Semi-winner

May 10th, 2012 No Comments

A couple of weeks ago, scores of mangos were blown off my trees during several thunder storms. The mangos were half as big as they would be at maturity and were two months from ripening on the tree. It seemed like such a waste to dispose of so many, so I laid the undamaged, larger […]


Mangos Draw Gnats

April 24th, 2012 No Comments

Two storms within  two weeks of each other, both with lots of wind and rain, caused mangos to drop from most mango trees in this area. The mangos have been on the ground long enough to begin to rot. The result is an onslaught of gnats. Luckily, our outdoor space is screened, but anytime we […]