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A Sucker Born Every Minute

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that shoot growth in response to warm temperatures increases accordingly- and thus, a sucker is born every minute. I know, you’re dying to find out what could possibly be the subject of that random … Continue reading

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Oh, Hail No!

What a difference a couple of months makes.  Back in January, we were sunny and 70’s, looking at the probability of extreme water rationing.  I devoted a post to the rain deficit and it’s consequences and subsequent posts made a … Continue reading

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Shocking New Developments

(courtesy psychologytoday) I know, the title comes off sounding like some cheesy spam email you may get or random suggested Facebook post like “learn the shocking truth about so-and-so’s fast weight loss”- but admit it, you were curious to see … Continue reading

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Starting Spring Break

Alas, the vines have beaten me to spring break.  While mine starts at the end of this week- Saturday evening to be precise- the vines have been whooping it up for the last week or so.  If you are offended … Continue reading

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Magnificent Malbec

Weekends, for me, aside from driving four kids to four different sports activities, are the time I try to come up with a new and fascinating topic for the following Wednesday’s post.  This week’s post on Malbec came courtesy of … Continue reading

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This Is How We Do It

In writing last week’s post, I missed an adverb- kind of, sort of.  I had the Who (Naggiar), What (pruning), When (starting last week), Where (the vineyards starting around the pond and winery),  Why (to set up for a healthy … Continue reading

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Pruning Part Deux

After a lull of about a month and a half, we’re gettin’ busy in the vineyards again.  This week we are starting our second and final pass at pruning.  There is a science to both where we prune and how … Continue reading

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