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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: June 29th

    THIS WEEK’S FRUIT
    Suncrest Peach
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood
    A Slow Food Ark heritage variety, the Suncrest has all the old-fashioned taste of days gone by….

  • Farm Focus: June BALT Blast

    Last month we introduced you to the Brentwood Agricultural Land Trust (BALT).Frog Hollow Farm is located in the Brentwood farming region, surrounded by 12,000 a…

  • Recipe: Peach, Prosciutto and Ricotta Crostini

    From Epicurious 
    Ingredients:
    12 slices ciabatta bread
    1 ripe peach
    1 tablespoon fresh ricotta (preferably sheep’s milk)
    Freshly ground black pepper
    4 th…

  • Fruit and News of the Week: June 22nd

    THIS WEEK’S FRUIT

    Golden Sweet Apricots

    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA

    Following up two of our largest varieties is the Gold…

  • Farm Focus: Garlic!

    This week at the farm, we began garlic harvest.  This was Frog Hollow’s first go at growing garlic, and it is looking like a success.  We tried several di…