I got this sweet tree from an honest man named Fred, from Mobile, Alabama. I was visiting Joe Day, one of the best trident maple growers and natural rock slab makers in the country. Joe has studied all the variations of seedling grown tridents and has the information collected and notated. If you want to learn how a rough bark trident branches and ramifies, he’s the man to talk to. He’s also of the older generation like Mary Madison or Ed Trout, which means he’s a good guy.
When I got the tree from Fred, it looked like this:There is blog post on it back a hundred posts or so.
But for tonight…..I know, I know, it’s time to weed.
I hate this particular weed. I can’t identify it for some reason.
If you try to pull it, most likely you’ll just break the stem off. Underground, hiding with…
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