Should you catch a craving for pecans whilst exploring the Armour Stockyards Ruins….

At Robertson’s Farm Supply on Route 3 in East St. Louis, you can buy lots of useful things. It’s hard to beat farm supply stores for sheer “Wow, I didn’t know that existed but now I need one!” gluttony.

Among the goodies:

They sell pecans by the pound. And they sell grass seed by the pound.

I bought two bags of pecans and one of grass seed. The clerk silently labeled the grass seed bag for me, ever so helpfully:

 

Didn’t even break his poker face while he wrote it. Fantastic.

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Published in: on May 16, 2008 at 3:17 am  Comments (1)  
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  1. That reminds me of the ever-present fear I had, summers as a kid, that if I ate a watermelon seed the plant would grow up out of me.

    Farm supply stores are the best. the one we go to in Mtn. Home has everything, including citronella plnts, locally smoked bison jerky & live chicks. I’ll have to check it out. Maybe over the weekend while I’m in Belleville anyway!


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