Blain’s Palm Tree Farm – Project 2 – Post 4 of 5 – Tree Planting

Tree planting began in what we call Zone 1.  There are 4 Zones making up 2 phases for the large tree silviculture operation. It took us almost 5 weekends to physically dig the hole by hand and plant the trees.  I drove my Quadrunner for moving the dirt that we put in the holes along…

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Blain’s Palm Tree Farm – Project 2 – Post 2 of 5 – Tree Staging

This is the staging phase where the Phoenix Sylvester Palms (Silver Date Palms) are delivered by truck from South Florida to my farm site. The trees were much bigger than expected and some were out growing their containers.  The trees went into shock during the cold spells and also had to be hand watered until…

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Blain’s Palm Tree Farm – Project 2 – Post 1 of 5 – Gopher Tortoise Relocation

I thought I would share some of my experiences during the build out my new Palm Tree Farm in Homosassa Florida over the last several weeks. While I spend my time in the IT trenches I still allocated time to enjoy my work/life balance which is being on my farm. It puts me in touch…

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