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paulgila

haha! tad,how long did you have to sit there with the camera in front of yer computer & wait for that? or did you just get

lucky? :D

what is the botanical name of "desert rose"? seems i have heard the common name before...just curious.

great pix of those cooling cells,dewd!

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Pivi

no, his monitor picture is so much curved that this "sonorafans" might have come from another screen :lol:

;)

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Tad

That was a complete luck shot, I mean I just glanced and POW, I was really stoked, after some of my arguments with him concerning the "euro" influence on botany and other serious issues of the world, he once or twice commented how he felt "monster" threads were a waste and that he "never" read them..I mean this is like getting a picture of big foot or somthing :D

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paulgila

tad is pretty tricky...i wouldn't put it past him :winkie:

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paulgila

its great to have blackmail material.i have a whole file on mattyb.

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Tad

I am nowhere near tricky enuff to fabricate this, thanks for having faith in me though :lol: here are the 3 shots I took, the only evidence that sonorafans ever visited a monster thread! you can judge for your self as to the authenticity, meanwhile I have an appointment for alien abduction and I really must go and feed the skunkape and grassman before I leave!

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Tad

adenium obesum, the desert rose.

what is the botanical name of "desert rose"? seems i have heard the common name before...just curious.

great pix of those cooling cells,dewd!

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NBTX11

What happened to Palmotrafficante???

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Tad

just felt it was time for a change, plus it was too hard for pohonkelapa to spell! :o

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Xavierdlc61887

hey tad did u hear....they busted a diesel pirate....crossing some diesel without paying the taxes :P hahaha hmmmm getting other people to do your dirty job :P hahaha nahh just playing anyways weather is hot and burning down is the STX :P

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Tad

if you play by the rules there is no law against the importation of diesel fuel for PERSONAL use, its when people get stupid and greedy that they cause disruptions in the flow for everybody else. and you dont have to pay any taxes on diesel purchased for PERSONAL use. if your using it in a commercial endeavor then you have problems.

he was crossing it in a gas pickup, not smart!

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Xavierdlc61887

lol orale bueno :D um so i can go buy those huge tanks they sell at tractor supply and hook it up to my tank and be all good :D wooo lol its a good investment :D

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you can if its diesel, you cannot legally haul gas in those "transfer" tanks thats against D.O.T. regulations, I will take pics as I am installing the tank friday,

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paulgila
just felt it was time for a change, plus it was too hard for pohonkelapa to spell! :o

tad do we have to go back to "i know,lets have a spelling contest"???? :lol:

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Tad

Settle down Pablo, I dont know what I would do if I thought we werent friends!!

that was actually a suttle ploy to lure you into posting gratuitously on my mega jumbo thread, which I personally never read becasue it's just tooooo long and big!

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_Keith

Ahhh, the boys are back in town. It just feels like home again, now doesn't it. :floor:

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paulgila

aw crud,and i walked right into it!!! :angry:

i will never try to be nice again!!!

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Tad

Try and resist the snarkside Paul, you must resist the snarkness!

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paulgila

snarkiness...too...strong...cant...resist...

this thread is way too long & who wants to look at a buncha #%$%$ olive trees!!!! :P:lol::evil:

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ok, here is the new set up, got my tank rhino coated, and took the transfer pump off, then with some simple plumbing tapped it into the filler neck/breather hose of the trucks stock tank. purchased a bottle of dewars 12 year old for 28.00 dollars for my dad, and 270 dollars for about 125 gallons of diesel or about 470 litres 2.15/2.16 per gallon, give or take a lil here and there, pesos exchanged at 10.25 today. 100 gallons lasts me about 2 weeks with truck and tractor

VIVA MEXICO!!

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I dont want pohon thinking all we do around here is play with olive trees, heres some palms, washies these are headed to the summit condo's at South Padre Island, I was going to take some shots of the landscaping but when I got there there were some unloading issues so I got a lil steamed and forgoot to take pics.

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heres another set sunday morning for a customer out of San Antonio, Tx

This field is about 30 miniutes from my house and is owned by another farm.

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Ethan helping out while Jack Jack keeps a safe distance

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took about 45 minutes to dig and load this set of 5 palms, 2 eight foot trunks and 3 ten foot trunks.

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another of Ethans action shots, and Jack Jack sticking close to me.

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first shot is of the cinco de mayo shade house, royals and copernicias, second is copernicia sp? and some bamboo shoots oldhamii coming on strong in our summer heat.

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2000 new olive cuttings arrived today so after a wound and a overnight soak in the hormone hot tub here they will get a dip in hormodin and get placed in the fresh perlite beds.

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quick shot of how the bamboo is growing, monkey in picture for scale.

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1000 of the last batch of olives rooted within 20 days, so they are potted and kept under mist for a little while longer as a transition before going out to the cinco de mayo shade house.

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yes, I still have some palms here and there around the farm ;)

we just got 7 and a half inches of rain spread out over 5 days so everything is really loving it, especially the weeds.

saturday I have auxillary crew coming in to weed!

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these 3 gallons are 14 months old from cuttings.

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livistona saribus and some foxtails, just to keep the palm theme going!!

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recently transplanted palms, all seem to have made it so now I can continue landscaping the entrance to the propagation haus!

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kaffir lime

zamias

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Xavierdlc61887

wow i lovee those foxtails :P i have 200 sowed and i got about 30 that are 2 leafers(1gallon) easy to grow huh k well i always love watching your thread and how its coming along :D

and those Zamias wow :D i got some tait x guiz hybrids growing :D and some dwarf zamia that robert chumley collected in his wild days from Chumleycycads.com

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weeding the little shade house, a never ending job!

new ti plants from rancho tc lab this variety is called ruby

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coleus just loving the rain we had

some recent reworkings of the jungle at my dads place

royals in the back ground

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jungle shots second pic is a ceratozamia, these are great cycads!

the bird bath area was another recent revamp in the jungle walkways gardem

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random jungle shots!

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The 1000th post, wow seems like just yesterday I started this mega aggravation of a thread :)

Thanks to all who have looked,enjoyed,posted,argued,wondered and helped out along the way!!

hybrid phoenix X roebellini seed

hybrid zamias from Florida

bent washies at front of house, seed will be ready soon, gonna shoot about 8000 this year on washies alone :drool:

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