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As If 100 Degrees Weren’t Enough

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Today I had the firepit going even with an outside temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit because I needed to burn wood that had become infected with oak wilt. Our Oakwilt Specialists of Texas people had told me, when they came … Continue reading

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Meanwhile in the Garden: Removing Thistles

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Yesterday and today I was in the garden, removing hundreds – no, that’s not exaggerated – of thistles. I had left it way too long, and thus they had proliferated like mad. It’s the first time I tried to remove … Continue reading

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Trying to Raise New Oaks

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Since we lost 17 of our old and mature oaks so far, and will have to have two more big ones in the middle of our back yard [not to mention those in the very back near the creek] taken … Continue reading

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Limb Amputation

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Well, not me!  😉  It was one of our oak trees that had to have two branches removed. When our Oak Wilt Specialists came by this Monday to check on the state of our oaks, they found some hypoxylon canker … Continue reading