Archive for the 'Olive Tree' Category

07 Mar

Olives can survive chilly S.F. summers if they keep on the sunny side of life

By Pam Peirce, Q: I live in the Bernal Heights neighborhood of San Francisco. Would olive trees survive the wind up here? Can they be containerized? A: Olive trees can tolerate considerable wind, and you can see some growing in Holly Park on Bernal Hill. What olives don’t like much is a cold summer, and […]

27 Sep

Branching out to olives in Texas

By Julie Bonnin, In Texas, growers are pressing forward with a crop that’s anything but drab On the historic day of Bill and Bev Kemp’s first commercial olive harvest, Jack Russell terriers romp in the furrows beneath the trees, and two woolly llamas from next door watch the activity from the gravel road that runs […]

18 Aug

Olive Oil Strategic Business Report

Examine Major Olive Varieties Grown in Different Regions: Olive Oil Strategic Business Report DUBLIN, Ireland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 18, 2006–Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of “Olive Oil – Global Strategic Business Report” to their offering. This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Olive Oil in Thousand Tons.

24 May

Olives add new dimension to economy

By Sarah Lee OLIVES are being picked across the Broke and Hambledon Hill areas in abundance confirming this year as the biggest and best harvest yet. Hunter Olive Association vice president Mike Wilson is very pleased with the outcome of harvest that began in February. While it was an early start to picking this year, […]

24 May

Growing Olives in Texas Gardens

The history of the olive tree can be traced back to Biblical times; when it was grown in the Mediterranean area which continues today. Everyone is familiar with the story of the dove sent out by Noah which returned with an olive branch. The olive was also important to the Greeks and the Romans, who […]