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<pre>Hello, Philip Maro; Delighted to see a transplant to Virginia interested in
landed in central VA from Maryland and took a notion to grow olives. I looked
in on this group for a while but didn't meet any participants from US. I
discovered the strong olive community in California, so we're getting a bit
closer to home.
I have a huge amount to learn before beginning this venture. Can anyone suggest
some books on the fundamentals of starting an olive grove?
The possibility of purchasing a property that might be compatible with olive
just emerged. What characteristics should a property have for successful