February 20, 2014
by MimiDHoltz
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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 MimiDHoltz
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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

February 27, 2013
by MimiDHoltz
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From California to Vermont: Avocados are the Perfect Gift!

It’s amazing to know that the avocados in that box were still on the trees in California on Monday morning…and today is Wednesday, and they have arrived by mail in Vermont. !  And today I’m in Vermont too! I know … Continue reading

May 16, 2012
by MimiDHoltz
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Vermont Spring Part 2: Jack in the Pulpit to Lilacs

For years after I moved from Vermont to California I didn’t feel like I deserved springtime.   In the northeast,  springtime is the reward for having survived yet another cold, icy winter.  Months of difficult driving,  canceled events and compulsory boots, … Continue reading

May 15, 2012
by MimiDHoltz
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Vermont Spring…A Miracle That Happens Every Year

Last year at this time  I was with my mother in Vermont.   I arrived just as she was released from the hospital following an emergency surgery.   During the three weeks that we spent together,  the days and nights blurred together … Continue reading

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