April 8, 2014
by MimiDHoltz
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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 MimiDHoltz
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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

March 29, 2014
by MimiDHoltz
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Grilled Cheddar, Turkey, and Avocado Sandwich

  Some nights  I just don’t feel like cooking dinner.  We’ve been eating plenty of vegetables and salads all week.  We’ve avoided breads, sweets, and our favorite wine.  It’s time for a splurge.  How about a grilled cheese sandwich…adding turkey … Continue reading

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March 22, 2014
by MimiDHoltz
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California Avocados Direct 2014 Season Opener

Spring has arrived here in Southern California, and that means it’s time to begin picking the avocados!   The biggest avocados will be selected and harvested now to make room for the new babies to begin growing.   The trees … Continue reading

March 9, 2014
by MimiDHoltz
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Rain Comes to the Avocado Grove

Early March 2014 finally brought rain to Southern California, and everyone was grateful.  We had 3.5 inches in a short time, after months without any measurable rainfall.  Unfortunately, along with the rain came some powerful winds.  I took this photo … Continue reading

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