Jan -- May Production of olive oil
March - April Collecting "çagla" i.e. green but tasteful and very expensive almonds
March - April -May Trimming almond- and olive trees. Manuring the fruit trees. Honey production.
April - May - June Collecting fresh herbs like thyme, sage and oregano. Honey-production (*)
August - September Harvesting almonds and preparing them for the market by peeling. Grape harvest.
September Harvesting of fresh laurel-leaves. Peeling almonds for the market.
October-November Preparing almonds for the market.
November - December Harvesting of olives and taking them to olive mills for virgin olive production. Pickling olives.
(*) Honey production starts in Datca as early as mid March, continuing through June, then most of the beekeepers move to high mountains in middle Anatolia to collect nectarine for their bees there. After some good rainfall in September beekeepers come back to Datca to have another month or 1½ months for collecting nectarine.