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by Diana Stephens
on August 8, 2017 at 8:58 AM
Hi, I have a property on the hill near the middle school in Pacific Grove. I would like to plant some fruit trees, and wanted to inquire about which fruits do best there. I'm actually live in the East Bay so I'm unfamiliar to that micro climate.
Reply by Kamille Hammerstrom
on August 8, 2017 at 10:13 AM
Hi Diana,  
 
I recommend you submit this question to our hotline: http://mbmg.ucanr.edu/hotline/. You can submit online and the volunteers who staff it will direct your question to the Master Gardeners that are best able to answer your question. Good luck!  
 
Kamille
by Lucy Kemnitzer
on August 22, 2017 at 4:18 PM
Does this seriously mean I can plant summer squash by seed in August? It seems counter-intuitive.
Reply by Kamille Hammerstrom
on August 22, 2017 at 4:51 PM
Hi Lucy,  
 
According to the Burpee website, http://www.burpee.com/gardenadvicecenter/vegetables/squash/all-about--squash/article10036.html, most summer squash varieties are ready to harvest in 50 days. Where I am in Prunedale I would have the warm temperatures squash needs to plant in August and harvest in late September. Your microclimate might be similar or could be different.  
 
Kamille
 
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