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Blooming-May

• African daisies
• California Poppy
• Calendula
• Calla Lily
• Narcissus
• Lavander
• Ivy geranium
• Mexican Sage
• Pride of Madera
• Lantana
• Society garlic
• Wild geranium

Harvesting-May

• Baby arugula
• Onion and garlic greens
• Thyme
• Rhubarb
• Parsley
• Strawberries

           

The Making of a Mini-Orchard

We are planting a “mini-orchard” in the vacant lot beside our home in Cambria California. We will plant 4-5 apple trees of the “low-chill” variety. […]

Thinning Low Chill Apples

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June is a good time along the coast to thin apples on your apple trees. Cutting off the 1″ apples growing in clusters (after the “June drop” when trees shed some apples naturally) is essential if you want to have average sized apples in the fall. This “Beverly Hills” apple tree produces many apples and […]