Friday, November 25, 2011

Pecans at Thanksgiving

Fifteen years ago Hurricane Fran destroyed one of my grandfather's mature pecan trees but not before a seedling had taken root in one of my grandmother's flower pots. My brother rescued the seedling when it was only 12-15 inches tall and planted it on the farm. Here's that tree now.

Producing pecans? You better believe it! Yielded a couple of buckets full. Looks like our Thanksgiving tradition of picking up pecans after lunch lives on!

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