April 20, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Keeping It Clean

Every year these gorgeous little flowers bloom in the same spot.  All it takes is a little rain and they keep blooming until the weather gets hot and dry.  This year they started in January and lasted well into March. … Continue reading

avocado new growth

April 17, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Springtime: Possibilities and Surprises

The bees are really happy that I sprinkled wildflower seeds over the dry earth in my yard last winter.  Nothing was growing after we stopped watering the grass that used to be there. Native wildflowers came up after the rains about a month … Continue reading

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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

February 20, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Flowers in February: Some Will Be Fruit!

  Does this look like winter to you?  Sunny blue skies and warm daytime temperatures are not exactly what we hope for during the winter months.   Visitors from the cold, snowy states love our February beach weather, but we’re … Continue reading

January 21, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Avocado Grove Tour in January: This is Winter?

Meet Leslie,  a long lost friend from Vermont who stopped by to see us with her husband last week as part of their road trip around the United States.  When we first reconnected through Facebook,  Leslie mentioned that someday she … Continue reading

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