California poppies

April 21, 2017
by Mimi Holtz
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Avocado Blooms and Wildflowers: Super Blooms!

I love this photo.  A brown, dead leaf that has fallen from the tree is wedged among the blossoms.   Some of the spent flowers have fallen on top of the dead leaf…as if resting in a cradle among the … Continue reading

May 12, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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A Walk in the Avocado Grove: Leaves, Baby Avocados, and Harvesting Begins

Flowers are the prettiest,  but  I chose to focus my camera’s lens  on a perfect leaf  … because the leaves are the constant source of energy, protection, and  general health of an avocado tree.   If the tree doesn’t have enough water … Continue reading

March 22, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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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

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