Obiora Embry’s Blog ‐ Saturday, 22 November 2014

image from 22 November 2014; View of southern forest prior to planting
image from 22 November 2014; View of southern forest prior to planting (Photograph by Obiora Embry)
image from 22 November 2014; View of southern forest prior to planting II
image from 22 November 2014; View of southern forest prior to planting II (Photograph by Obiora Embry)
image from 22 November 2014; View of southern forest prior to planting III
image from 22 November 2014; View of southern forest prior to planting III (Photograph by Obiora Embry)
image from 22 November 2014; View of southern forest prior to planting IV
image from 22 November 2014; View of southern forest prior to planting IV (Photograph by Obiora Embry)

Saturday, 22 November 2014 by Obiora Embry

Greenville, KY

The 2 boxes for the honeybees were smudged with white sage in a clockwise direction.

After getting smudged with white sage the southern forest was smudged in the clockwise direction prior to the transplanting of our trees—babies. The following trees were (trans)planted in the southern forest:

  • Newtown Pippin
  • Black Twig
  • Arkansas Black
  • Conference
  • Red Clapp’s Favorite
  • Anjou (Beurre d’ Anjou)
  • Frost
  • J.H. Hale
  • Dixon
  • Cypress
  • Roughleaf Dogwood
  • Grey Dogwood
  • Green Ash
  • White Ash
  • River Birch
  • Eastern Redbud
  • Black Walnut
  • Yellow-Poplar
  • Hazelnut
  • Southern Red Oak
  • Wild Black Cherry


After the trees were transplanted I sowed Mix 179 ‐ Waterway Runnoff Erosion Control around the forest garden border on the eastern side and within the forest on the western side. Then I sowed Mix 207 ‐ All Region Erosion Control Mix, Mix 208 ‐ Southern Erosion Control, and Mix 201 ‐ Native Strip Mine & Gas Production in the barren areas to the North of the southern brush pile. Lastly I sowed the Steep Slope Stabilization mix in the areas with steep slopes.