Category: Organic Plants

June 25, 2019

Organic Water and Soil Testing

In ’84 when Ruth and I were flying toward Orlando from the ocean, I observed hundreds of dead orange trees. This reminded me the results of the past severe winter of ’83-84 when I lost some of my Florida and Louisiana cultivars. One cultivar that did survived was LITTLE NICKY (Durio ’78), which is perhaps […]

June 11, 2019

Fifty Years of Growing Daylilies

Yes, it was the spring of 1954 that I planted my first daylily. I had lots of Iris and Daffodils and mums, but no daylilies. I believe that the first ones planted that spring and in ’55 were: BOUNTIFUL (Cook ‘ 43), CABALLERO (Stout ’41), CIBOLA (Hill ’50), GEORGIA (Stout ‘ 46), GLOWING GOLD (Nesmith […]

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