We grow two varieties of olive in our grove in the Coal River Valley; Picual and Manzanillo. Both are Spanish varieties (which is why if you… 402 more words
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Peach Fuzz Buzz
As you may have discovered, retired farmers do NOT keep up with posting blogs, at least these retired farmers. This does not mean that we sit back and watch the weeds grow, however. 530 more words
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Coastie Kai Time
After a long day and none of us feeling up to cooking dinner, we decided it was a great night to head out for an easy dinner. 673 more words
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An apple hedge is ridiculously simple. 1. Stake it out 2. Plant it 3. Wait a few years 4. Pick, eat, store through the winter
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100 Things in 2016/2017
Our yearly tradition in September got a whole lot more fun with a mobile toddler, a two week old baby and a midweek visit giving us the orchard to ourselves. 12 more words
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In search of...
Just a few steps away from the lavender fields stood the rows of blueberry bushes; ripe and ready for picking.
Armed with only an empty ice cream tub, we made our way through the covered nets unscathed. 88 more words
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Another fantastic birthday for a family member and for this one we chose to head down to Breakers.
We made our booking and rolled on in @ 7pm. 615 more words
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