Avocado Grove Springtime

May 12, 2019
by Mimi Holtz
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Avocado Growers Love Rain

Why Avocado Farmers Love Rain Southern California is famous for it’s glorious weather, and many people move here for the sunshine.   I must admit that I moved to California after a particularly difficult winter in the northeast in 1977. … Continue reading

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

February 10, 2012
by Mimi Holtz
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Rainy Day Walk in the Avocado Grove: Fantastic!

The song about it never raining in Southern California is simply not true.    During  winter months the possibility of rain is a major topic of conversation in our house,  because a rainy day is a treat.   If it’s raining, … Continue reading

January 24, 2012
by Mimi Holtz
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Wild Peony…Who Knew?

My grandmother taught me about all the wildflowers in the woods and fields when I was a girl growing up in Vermont.   When I married and moved to an avocado ranch in California,  I didn’t have time to explore all … Continue reading

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