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Farm Focus: Pest Control

Native flowers on the farm promote a healthy habitat.

In last week’s newsletter we talked about how we leave our weed cuttings in the tree rows to provide organic matter for the soil. Leaving these weed cuttings in the rows also provides nest-building materials for our friends, the earwig eating birds.

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Checking on the fruit

A photo of few medium sized Super Z peaches on the tree.

Sarah, Jeff, Karen, Karina and I just went for a walk through the orchards to check out the new variety of peaches that are beating our cherries off the tree.

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  • Fruit and News of the Week: February 8th

    THIS WEEK’S FRUIT 
    Hayward Kiwi

    Chiechi Farm, Live Oak, CA

    Originally known as the Chinese gooseberry due to its Chinese origins. Hawyward Wright, a New…

  • Farm Focus: El Nino

    The big news here at the farm is El Nino. It is not new news that it is raining, but this rain has big repercussions for our work at the farm. We’ll start…

  • Recipe: Nut & Seed Brittle with Citrus Zest

    from Bauman College of Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Arts
    Ingredients
    1/2 cup maple syrup

    2 cups sunflower seeds

    1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped

    1…

  • Fruit and News of the Week: February 1st

    THIS WEEK’S FRUIT
    Hayward Kiwi

    Chiechi Farm, Live Oak, CA

    Originally known as the Chinese gooseberry due to its Chinese origins. Hawyward Wright, a New…

  • Farm Focus: Big Plans for 2016

    As we head into our growing season of 2016, we have some big plans for the new year here at Frog Hollow farm!

    Currently, the farm exists on two segments of…