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Fruit Tree Tour 2019

Thanks to all who attended this year’s tour at my garden! Here are a few photos taken by my friend, Mitch Rosen:

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Weird Biodynamic Tree Paste

Today, I was reading California Rare Fruit Grower’s recommendations on how to take care of new grafts, and they warned that hot summer sun can damage young tree bark, so protect it using white paint, Kaolin clay, or bio dynamic … Continue reading

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Grafting Citrus Trees

Do you have a citrus tree that doesn’t bear fruit, or the quality of the fruit is not what you expected? Maybe that’s because the rootstock has “taken over.” Or maybe you have a small yard, yet you would like … Continue reading

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Listening to My Neighbors

Within the next couple of months, my ex-husband (Jeff) and I are going to launch a new business. When I came up with a fantastic idea for a new product, it didn’t take long for us to decide to team … Continue reading

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Parenting Is An Art

Originally posted at Writeindependent.org on September 8, 2011 What happened to good parenting? As parents, we are tired. We work so hard, or have so many demands and responsibilities that we can’t spend the time and attention on our loved … Continue reading

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The New Economic Model

Writeindependent.org Warren Buffet – Charlie Munger – new economy – economic recovery – paradigm – happiness – happy – economic model – vision – wealth – relationship – management – excellence – team building – positive With all due respect … Continue reading

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Icelandic Pots and Pans

The following post is from Writeindependent.org, my other website   This past Sunday, I spoke with Hördur Torfason, an Icelandic musician, activist and local folk hero who was largely responsible for organizing people to overthrow their corrupt government.   Icelandic … Continue reading

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Tomato Workshop coming soon!

  Mark your calendar! Saturday, May 21 at 2:00 pm, I am hosting another tomato workshop. Please inquire at judyfrankel@gmail.com to reserve a space.

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Winter’s Harvest

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I help Lincoln Elementary’s school garden

Winter is the time to prune, revamp the beds, plant trees, strawberries, and berry brambles. Here I am helping out in Carola’s School Garden at Lincoln Elementary in Long Beach, California. Carola is a Master Gardener and a wonderful friend.

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