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There’s more whales in the Monterey Bay this season than we can remember!  Come out to Sand Rock Farm and take an ocean adventure with Sanctuary Cruises.
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Spring Sprang and Summer is here!

Mar 23rd, 2014 by kris | 4

Spring Sprang and Summer is here. I am thinking June in April!!!! What a fabulous time to visit Sand Rock Farm and our part of the Central Coast.
I looked around this morning and saw the fog we call June gloom. (This is still March!!) The sun is shining now on the wild roses in bloom. (These are the ones that the deer don’t seem to like.) The other roses behind the deer proof fence have just begun to open.
Dogwood and Magnolia
The fabulous 65 year old pink dogwood is in full bloom, as is the tulip tree. Lilacs are sending their fragrance down the paths in the Spiral Garden while a few bright yellow daffodils still lurk in the shady sections of the garden.
Lilacs on the Path
We still are counting on a bit of rain, maybe Tuesday. This has been the warmest and one of the driest winters on record.

It is really difficult to explain to couples coming to look at Sand Rock Farm for weddings, that after 14 years, I still can not predict the weather a year in advance. (Certainly not like a year we just had.)

Though Spring is warmer than usual, there are still many Spring activities in April.

Earth Day,; the annual Easter Egg Hunt on the Beach, and Santa Cruz Mountain Wineries Passport Day, all take place on April 19th.

Come visit. It will be a busy, fun weekend in the Santa Cruz area.

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