I live in Northern California. Even today, the temperature is in the 50's and things continue to grow.
The picture is of my lot when grading was done for the foundation in November last year and what the growth looks like today. Funny that the big grader isn't sinking in or have mud on its tires?
Only two acres. I bought a Land Pride foward rotation tiller with the Kubota package deal that's been in the garage since July.
Based on those pixx I'd do as I said, perhaps even more so depending on soil conditions. Based on my limited time in Cal. I'd just move east. Way east! In other words I'd stay with the devils I know and can man