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Australian Pine Hedge around [[strikethrough]] cer [[/strikethrough]] Pandanus circle and spread the pandanus plants. 
Planted Sugar cane in Banana pit 
Some more banana shoots including [underlined]] "Lady finger" Bananas called digits in Porto Rico. [[/underlined]] Also planted almost all remaining crotons on two diverging lines below swimming tank. A very busy day. [[underlined]] Celine [[/underlined]] at Luncheon for Mrs [[strikethrough]] Curtis [[/strikethrough]] [[underlined]] A. Curtis James, [[/underlined]] and Mrs. [[underlined]] Fairchild [[/underlined]] etc. So I went to Miami. Afternoon [[underlined]] Mrs. James drove us to Deering Estate. Marvelous development [[/underlined]] from Jungle. [[underlined]] Italian style [[/underlined]] but everything in good taste and altho' only built [[underlined]] 14 years ago [[/underlined]] looks as if it were over a hundred years old. Nobody there but caretaker and a few helpers. All this built by a [[strikethrough]] ba [[/strikethrough]] wealthy Bachelor
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without family, who [[underlined]] inherited the  money of his father [[/underlined]] and just wanted to spend it. Am told none of the heirs like the place.
[[underlined]] Feb 19. [[/underlined]] Telegraphed congratulations to Dr. E. F. Smith at Chemists Club More planting. Visit to Fairchild who gave me a small Seagrape plant and several others ^[[plant]] newly imported in this country, as well as the Yuccas which we planted 
Visit of Judge & Mrs. Waite of Yonkers. [[strikethrough]] Afternoon came Spier Simpson. [[/strikethrough]] Strenuous day. Feel tired.
[[underlined]] March 1, 1928 [[/underlined]] Catlow started laying long 1" galvanized pipe from swimming tank to harbor. Made up my Income tax returns & received many Bakelite letters. Afternoon visit of Spicer Simpson the sculptor
March 2. Got instructions how to drive Catlows motor and  

Transcription Notes:
Theodore Spicer-Simson, was a medallion portrait artist. I use past tense 'underlined' with a 'd' because that is my understanding from the instructions. It seems a waste of time to edit just to remove the 'd' in 'underlined'. If I review and the transcriber just uses 'underline' I do not add the 'd'

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