Finish Pruning and Rain

Pruned vines and the reminder.     Ramon has finished pruning this morning. He always races himself, and this year is his fastest ever, helped by the lack of rain, for sure! ¬†Over the weekend we got half an inch of rain, which will make it easier for the next stage: tying the pruned canes…. Read more »

The Season to Keep Your Car Doors Locked!

The Season to Keep Your Car Doors Locked! My brother says this is the time of year that when you go to town, you better keep your car doors locked. Otherwise you will end up with somebody else’s abundance sitting on your front seat, to add to your own! It is one of the most… Read more »

Diversity: Fuyu Persimmon

Baby fuyu persimmon. One of the places we will visit on the Biodynamic tours of our ranch on Saturday, June 23, is the orchard our son Jesse planted. Monocropping is a sure way to bring sterility to a ranch; allowing a diversity of native plants to flourish and raising a variety of crops offers food… Read more »