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This video was made to explain in real time a previously made post and to encourage others if they so desire. I didnít want to show this until the trees were bigger but too many questions could only be answered by showing the project. The fruit from these trees will be for my friends and relatives and good neighbors and the food bank only. Like I said in a previous post the project is 90% for exercise via healthy work that hopefully will keep me healthy. And of course the pleasure of all the good feelings the thoughts of the trees potentials gives one and especially when others have that WOW reaction upon tasting all these beauties. I sincerely appreciate all the great beautiful people on the TFF many of which have unknowingly provided me with extremely valuable information that is impossible to obtain anywhere else. Thank you Thank you Thank
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Re: 250+ mango, avocado and lychee trees on a 1/2 acre corner lot with a house
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2019, 01:45:45 PM »
Nice, I like how neatly you planted them. It appears they have been in ground for a while. I will be looking for scions come May if you are willing to sell  ;)

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Re: 250+ mango, avocado and lychee trees on a 1/2 acre corner lot with a house
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2019, 02:27:14 PM »
Thanks for the compliment.
Scions can be obtained from the USDA at Chapman Field for free but not the newest Zill varieties. The newest varieties of mango scions can be bought from
Truly Tropical.
They specialize in cutting packing and shipping mango scions. Beautiful scions from a beautiful lady!
This You Tube video tells how to order.

https://youtu.be/keQFymDLMTA

Best of luck
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Re: 250+ mango, avocado and lychee trees on a 1/2 acre corner lot with a house
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2019, 02:42:28 PM »
Interesting and inspiring for people with site restrictions.

« Last Edit: February 15, 2019, 06:13:44 AM by Frog Valley Farm »

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Re: 250+ mango, avocado and lychee trees on a 1/2 acre corner lot with a house
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2019, 02:43:50 PM »
She doesnít ship to CA or AZ, otherowse would love to buy from her. If someone would be kind enough to ship?

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Re: 250+ mango, avocado and lychee trees on a 1/2 acre corner lot with a house
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2019, 03:18:34 PM »
Very cool, I like how its laid out.

I've been complaining about buying nice edgers from my few trees in the front, after watching this I hold my tongue  :-X
Khan's Edible Oasis
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Re: 250+ mango, avocado and lychee trees on a 1/2 acre corner lot with a house
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2019, 03:20:59 PM »
Nice looking trees.  Looks pretty awesome.
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Re: 250+ mango, avocado and lychee trees on a 1/2 acre corner lot with a house
« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2019, 03:24:20 PM »
Holy cow that's a lot of trees. Curious to see how that looks in 5 years. Looks like mango trees in your area are slow growers.

Where do you get your tree edgers? Are those custom?

Squam256 also sells scions in late summer: https://tropicalacresfarms.com/
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Re: 250+ mango, avocado and lychee trees on a 1/2 acre corner lot with a house
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2019, 07:11:31 PM »
The external edges are poured concrete 6 inches high and wide. The internal circles are plastic and are sold at Home Depot. They serve a few purposes. First is to keep the gardeners edger from hitting the trunk and 2nd is to keep the grass from growing up to the tree. The internal circle is so that when I fertilize whether I use liquid or granules the product stays where itís supposed to stay. Each plastic piece is about 15 inches and the fit together with other same pieces so you can make any size circle. Each piece is only $1.59.

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Re: 250+ mango, avocado and lychee trees on a 1/2 acre corner lot with a house
« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2019, 07:17:43 PM »
Who poured the concrete?

The external edges are poured concrete 6 inches high and wide. The internal circles are plastic and are sold at Home Depot. They serve a few purposes. First is to keep the gardeners edger from hitting the trunk and 2nd is to keep the grass from growing up to the tree. The internal circle is so that when I fertilize whether I use liquid or granules the product stays where itís supposed to stay. Each plastic piece is about 15 inches and the fit together with other same pieces so you can make any size circle. Each piece is only $1.59.
Jeff  :-)

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Re: 250+ mango, avocado and lychee trees on a 1/2 acre corner lot with a house
« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2019, 07:40:30 PM »
Great look,  it is kind of bizarre to me when you claim a lot of your trees are unhealthy and you replace them, they also donít seem to flower very much. 

Itís ironic to me when you say your doing this to stay healthy.  The systemic fungicides your using are pretty scary stuff.  You might want to get that persistent cough checked out. I would also be concerned with swimming in your pool.  I would have to move if I lived next door to you.  Nothing like killing off the planet while growing a piece of fruit.

It also looks like you are breaking federal law by spraying this in a residential neighborhood.

http://pesticides.news/2017-11-30-azoxystrobin-toxicity-side-effects-diseases-and-environmental-impacts.html


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Why do you feel itís OK to harass another member and tell him how to live his life when you neither are aware of all the facts and canít even spell? Iíll address all of your depressing negativity one issue at a time starting with your assumption that I spray all my trees all the time with chemicals prohibited by law in a residential area. I found that accusation very insulting. I took the pesticide course given by the Florida Department of Agriculture and consumer services. I passed the exams that followd the course and my certificate says, ďyou have met the requirements for a Private Pestacide Applicator LicenseĒ in the following catagory:
PRIVATE APPLICATOR AGRICULTURAL PEST CONTROL
Valley Boy have you taken the course and passed it?
Next you assume I spray all my trees with the 2 I mentioned. This is incorrect. That Lemon Zest was sprayed with a 1 quart hand sprayer. That big sprayer is used for liquid fertilizers and micronutrients as well as occasional copper sprays. Even after spraying with the above, my pool is safe to swim in as is my air and my neighbors air. You have a disgustingly know it all attitude that has no regard for other people.
I think Ill stop there because upon reviewing what you wrote I see that your observations are so untrue as to what was in the video and what I said, it doesnít pay to even answer you.

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Re: 250+ mango, avocado and lychee trees on a 1/2 acre corner lot with a house
« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2019, 07:51:16 PM »
I clicked on the link, and it said:
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« Reply #12 on: February 13, 2019, 08:31:15 PM »
I clicked on the link, and it said:
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This video has been removed by the user

That's too bad I was looking forward to seeing it.

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Re: 250+ mango, avocado and lychee trees on a 1/2 acre corner lot with a house
« Reply #13 on: February 14, 2019, 01:33:41 AM »
Saw the vid thismorning. Pretty packed but surprisingly neat! I am curious to see how it goes in the next few years, you obviously put a lot of time into it all :)

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Re: 250+ mango, avocado and lychee trees on a 1/2 acre corner lot with a house
« Reply #14 on: February 14, 2019, 04:54:19 AM »


I am truly sorry and regretful for my poor choice of words.  I know from experience that being harassed online is hurtful.

Since our farms biggest concern is from our neighbors chemical usage leaching into our ground water and from spray drifts. My only concern is with the power and influence your video will have in creation of pop up industrial micro farms in residential neighborhoods and the effects that could have on so many things.  I guess I should not worry about it but for some reason I do.

I wish you well and am truly sorry for any pain I have caused do to my misinterpretation of your farm system.
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Re: 250+ mango, avocado and lychee trees on a 1/2 acre corner lot with a house
« Reply #15 on: February 14, 2019, 06:33:35 AM »
I clicked on the link, and it said:
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This video has been removed by the user

That's too bad I was looking forward to seeing it.
I was looking forward to seeing it too,
I can see why the OP would take it down, no need for the hassle.

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Re: 250+ mango, avocado and lychee trees on a 1/2 acre corner lot with a house
« Reply #16 on: February 14, 2019, 10:13:47 AM »
Please bring the video back! That was an ultra unique planting.
Jeff  :-)

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Re: 250+ mango, avocado and lychee trees on a 1/2 acre corner lot with a house
« Reply #17 on: February 14, 2019, 02:26:34 PM »
aww man. missed the video.
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Re: 250+ mango, avocado and lychee trees on a 1/2 acre corner lot with a house
« Reply #18 on: February 15, 2019, 07:22:37 AM »
Really impressed by your home orchard. Used to think I had a lot of fruit trees, lol!

Should've seen the look in my wife's eyes as she viewed your operation; awe and fear as she imagined what I might be planning now. =)

Everything is neat and orderly, and great varieties of fruit. You are blazing a trail. A true plant pioneer! Worthy of a magazine spread in Better Homes and Gardens, or something of the like.

I salute you.

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Re: 250+ mango, avocado and lychee trees on a 1/2 acre corner lot with a house
« Reply #19 on: February 15, 2019, 08:08:11 AM »
Double set citrus, plants twice the trees for the property

Citrus will produce as a small tree and double the crop

Then when they are crowding each other you pull every other one and regain normal spacing

 

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