Strategic Forcing by Barclay & Clyde

Check out Barclay Poling’s latest blog post sharing research and findings from Clyde Gurosik of N. Augusta, SC. You will find his updates on a study he did on Camarosa with ground temperature and Strategic Forcing. Click here to view Barclay’s Blog.

Javier Zamora’s trip to DC.

Javier Zamora is one of our growers from the Watsonville/Salinas area.  Javier is the owner of JSM Organics and they provide locally grown organic produce, fruits, and flowers.  They welcome the public to visit their farms and learn more about organic farming and their operation.  To learn more about JSM Organics you can visit their website at www.jsmorganicfarms.com. Javier serves … Read More

Agriculture in Israel and Jordan Valley

One of our growers recently made a trip to Israel to learn about Agriculture in that part of the world.  Glenn with T&A Farms was kind enough to share with us about his trip and what he  learned while he was over there.  While in Israel, he toured some farms and saw how they grow Cauliflower, Winter Wheat, Onions, Carrots, … Read More

Worm Farming @ Lassen Canyon

We here at Lassen Canyon Nursery are always looking for new techniques to grow awesome plants. Our latest experiment is worm farming. Worm farming is an excellent way to recycle shredded paper scraps from the shred bin and the spent coffee grounds after the morning coffee rush. You can also feed the worm food waste instead of throwing it in … Read More

2016 Annual Central Coast Strawberry Meeting

On Feb 4th 2016 the University of California Cooperative Extension Santa Cruz held their annual meeting to talk about their latest research on Strawberries.  Mark Bolda has provided the presentations from that meeting.  By visiting the link below you can view his presentations.  There is lots of great information concerning the strawberry industry in California, ranging from new varieties and … Read More

El Nino & Drought

Heavy Rain This Year So far 2016 has been a wet year for us here in Northern California. It was a little challenging during our Low Elevation plant harvest down in Manteca, CA but we worked through it. We are not complaining about all this rain because our state needs it to fill up the reservoirs. In January we had … Read More

Happy Birthday Saya & Lee

We had a fun lunch today at Peter Chu’s Skyroom to celebrate Lee & Saya’s birthdays.  Happy Birthday Ladies!!

Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake

Ingredients 8 oz. chocolate wafers, finely crushed (2 cups of crumbs) 3 Tbs. granulated sugar 7 Tbs. unsalted butter, melted 3 8-oz. packages cream cheese, at room temperature 1-1/4 cups strawberry purée 2 Tbs. all-purpose flour Table salt 1-1/4 cups granulated sugar 1 Tbs. pure vanilla extract 4 large eggs, at room temperature 3 oz. chopped semisweet or bittersweet chocolate … Read More

NASGA and Florida Trip

Recently a few of our employees attended the North American Strawberry Growers Association (NASGA) Conference in Savannah, GA. Drew, Curt, Jerry Li, Jim and Nick were all in attendance at the NASGA conference this year.  This conference provides industry information and updates on the new information about the North American Strawberry industry. After the conference they headed to Florida to … Read More

Barclay Poling visits Louisiana Strawberry Growers

My Early November Visit to Louisiana’s Tangipahoa Parish – A Strawberry Industry With a Great Tradition E. Barclay Poling, Professor Emeritus NC State University, Raleigh, NC (12/30/15) In early November, I had a terrific opportunity to visit Louisiana’s strawberry industry in the Tangipahoa Parish, that includes the Hammond, Independence, Springfield, Holden and Ponchatoula growing areas. Just before leaving for my … Read More