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

March 29, 2012
by Mimi Holtz
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End of March…Finding Flowers in the Avocado Grove

March is one of my favorite times of year in the avocado grove.  The trees begin to sprout beautiful new growth in tones of red and pink.   As the new leaves sprout, the buds of the avocado flowers begin to … Continue reading

new crop of avocados is setting

March 7, 2012
by Mimi Holtz
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Where Do Baby Avocados Come From?

Avocado Flowers Baby avocados begin as a flower.  Have you ever seen an avocado flower?  They’re very small, but they do a very big job!  When these little flowers first open they are female.  Their stigma can receive pollen, but the … Continue reading

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