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    3 Not allowed!
    ...of pecans this year. These fell in my BY from a neighbor's tree, that hangs over my property, only about 1/4 of that tree is over my fenceline....I've given a bunch away, and still have ALOT to pick up...the neighbors are tired of picking them up at their place, lol

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    I love my dogs, I really do, but when they bite perfectly good pecans in half w/out actually eating them, for the hell of it, it kind of ticks me off...the little rats

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    what do you do with them? You need to get into the pie business...
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    Quote Originally Posted by AmazonJoe View Post
    Holy pecan!!! Must be a big tree !
    It's freakin' huge, lol

    Quote Originally Posted by Brhino View Post
    what do you do with them? You need to get into the pie business...
    Give them away, I don't mess with them...used to give them to my mom, and she'd make pies and stuff, but nowadays her arthritis prevents her from being able to crack and clean them
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    Wow that is a ton of pecans, how nice! Yup I could make a bunch of different cookies out of those.
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    I'd send you some, if they weren't so expensive to ship...you know the box would weigh a ton

    They're not ALL good, but a bunch are
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    Well...YOU could crack them for your Mom...and then she could make pies...and share...;)
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    I wish I had the time, Rue....I really don't have the time to pick them up even, but I'd hate to see them go to waste

    The tree doesn't produce like this every year, but when it does it's a crazy amount of pecans.

    They started falling early this year, those first ones were all bad, but the later ones are mostly good quality pecans.

    Funny thing, the years the pecan trees produce alot of pecans, the oak trees here produce alot of acorns, too.

    My town was actually a pecan orchard/plantation in the early days, all of the trees are leftover from that time.
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    My town was actually a pecan orchard/plantation in the early days, all of the trees are leftover from that time.
    How neat is that! Are there any local restaurants/bakeries that may appreciate the local product and give you some fish $ in return?
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    That's the thing, when one healthy tree here is producing well, they ALL are...people have signs in their yards, "free pecans", all over the place, just so someone will come pick them up and clean up their yard, lol.

    So there's no real market for them when supply is saturated.
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