September Full Corn Moon 2017

The September full Moon, often referred to as the "Harvest Moon", traditionally corresponds with the time of harvesting farm to table edibles previously planted in Spring.  However, this year is a little different... This year, the Harvest Moon will occur in October thus, the September Full Moon is called a "Full Corn Moon."   Why, you [...]

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Should Trees Be Trimmed in Fall?

  The answer, according to experts is, "No." As Homeowners, we like to trim our trees as Summer begins to wind down and before leaves begin to fall.  Who, after-all, wants to be outside on the weekends raking up huge Mulberry or tiny Chinese Elm leaves when we can be enjoying ourselves while watching football [...]

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Ants & Citrus Disease

The Asian citrus psyllid is a small insect that feeds on the leaves and stems of citrus.  The psyllid, itself, is harmless but because of it's ability to serve as a carrying agent for huanglongbing, a disease which causes, "greening", it's presence has the potential to infect and destroy California's Citrus Industry. One of the ideas [...]

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Discovery of the Ultimate Shovel

  Last week, while making our way through the hundreds of vendors at the Annual International Ag Show in Tulare, California we came across the Earth Talon: an incredible, newly designed shovel. Yes, we were impressed.  Not only does this shovel look really cool but it also cuts through hard packed dirt as soon as the tip [...]

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