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March 7, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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How Beautiful Was The Rain

Every farmer watches the weather.   It’s often the first thing they do in the morning and the last thing at night.  Check the forecast.  Step outside and see how it feels.  Compare this month’s weather to last year.  Hope … Continue reading

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February 6, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Flowers in February

I have never been a fan of succulents.  To me, they always looked artificial and foreign.  Nothing like the spring flowers that grow in the woods of Vermont, or the field flowers that appear throughout the summer, creating a annual … Continue reading

August 2, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Rain in August? Avocados Love It!

I’ve been writing posts about the farm tour with California Farm Water Coalition this weekend.    Did you see the one about the peaches?  And the one about Hudson Fruit Stand?  After all this talk about the severe drought in … Continue reading

April 8, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Springtime: Avocado Flowers, Hummingbirds, and Baby Avocados

  April is the month when everything happens at once in the avocado grove. Farmers  begin to harvest  the crop that has been growing for the past year on the trees.   The avocado trees are in full bloom and … Continue reading

April 1, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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New Avocado Variety for Parties and Weddings

  Special Announcement:  A new avocado variety has been developed that will revolutionize the avocado industry.  Event planners everywhere are excited to offer color-coodinated avocados for conventions,  weddings, and special events.  Imagine offering  hot pink guacamole, or turquoise avocados instead … Continue reading

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