September 15, 2012
by Mimi Holtz
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Sunrise, Sunset – Late Summer on the Ranch

The hottest time of the year has come to Southern California.   We can normally expect temperatures in the 90’s and 100’s in late August and early September.   I like to get up extra early to enjoy the beautiful sunrise, and … Continue reading

April 30, 2012
by Mimi Holtz
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Baby Avocados Appearing…and My Healthy A-B-C Snack!

Tiny baby avocados are visible in the grove!  As I took my walk this morning, I could see them:  pebble-sized avocados appearing where the blossoms used to be.  Some trees have pea-sized fruit…and some are even the size of olives!  … Continue reading

April 18, 2012
by Mimi Holtz
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Why We Cut the Trees Down: Avocado Trees Can Regrow!

I remember the first time we cut down some of our avocado trees.    We cried.  All of us.  Mom, Dad and the four kids all shed tears.  Those trees had been planted by The Farmer during the 70’s,  we were … Continue reading

February 4, 2012
by Mimi Holtz
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Sunny Day on the Ranch…in February!

It’s a perfect spring day on the ranch!  Nothing scheduled today, except projects around the house.    By midafternoon, I’m ready to get outside and walk.   Enjoy the beautiful views on such a pretty day!   The baby avocado trees planted … Continue reading

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