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Sixty fruitful years at Satake

Original post made on Oct 7, 2013

For six decades, the Satake family churned out high-quality annuals from its nursery at the end of Marilyn Drive. But last April the nursery shut its doors, and a celebration of its long legacy was held Aug. 25.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 7, 2007, 3:36 PM


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Posted by Ellen Wheeler
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Oct 7, 2013 at 11:19 pm

It was nice to revisit this story after reading about the death of James Satake recently. RIP, Mr. Satake.

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Posted by Rosemary diaz
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jul 9, 2015 at 11:01 pm

My name is Rosemary I remember my dad Pedro diaz working at the Satake nursery back in 1963. My family lived in the 2 houses that were in the back of the nursery. Also my brother Arthur Chavez worked there. I have some good memories of the Satake nursery, I do remember Jim Satate smoking cigars and playing with his kids. And playing in the big piles of dirty that was used for the plants. I can't believe I found this place and picture of the Satake nursery.