What is the difference between a Cara Cara and Navel Orange?

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Navel Oranges, Texas Citrus, Texas Oranges

The outside appearance of a Cara Cara Orange is very similar to the sweet Navel Orange. Both are medium-large oranges with slightly thick, bright orange, glossy rinds that are roughly pitted and somewhat pebbled. While they may look the same from the outside, if you cut them open side by... more

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Pittman & Davis October Grove Update

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Grove Update

Early morning light reaches into a row of trees in the grapefruit grove. The trees are planted in long rows to capture maximum light, and for efficient irrigation. When measuring the current grapefruit crop, we see that the fruit is attaining good size. This grapefruit will be ready to harvest... more

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DIY – Old Fashioned Caramel Apples

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Apples, DIY

DIY – Old Fashioned Caramel Apples Modern life is fast-paced and we often seem to be looking to the future and scrambling for enough time to get things done. In times like these we can find comfort and joy in many of the traditions of the past. Caramel apples like... more

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Do Grapefruit and Smoked Meats go together?

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Grapefruit, Smoked Meats

September 22nd is the end of a hot yet fun summer. The date is marked on my calendar so I remember to make the most of the remaining warm days, and have enough smoked meats to last me the winter. (I like to pretend I’m a caveman and not go... more

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Pittman & Davis September Grove Update

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Grove Update

We work daily to monitor the results of both our growing practices, and the unique patterns of each season. We are delighted to report that this year’s early spring bloom has produced a stunning crop of delicious Bartlett Pears. As the harvest season grows near, this mature Bartlett Pear tree... more

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Tips for Sending Delightful Gifts

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Gift Baskets, Gift Guidance

In many cultures gift giving is a tradition. On the most basic level, we give gifts because we enjoy doing so in certain occasions like anniversaries, birthdays, end of the year parties, dinner parties, graduations, retirement parties, and the like. Why send gifts? Gifts to Remember – When you need... more

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Where is Texas Grapefruit grown?

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Grapefruit

Red grapefruit is synonymous to the great Texas grapefruit industry since it is home to the sweet, succulent ruby red grapefruit that augmented and gave life to the lackluster industry when the unwanted and unpopular acidic and acrid white grapefruit and pink grapefruit were still the most cultivated varieties. History... more

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DIY Pittman & Davis Bartlett Pear Baby Food

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: DIY

When it is time to make your own baby food, Pittman & Davis Bartlett Pears are an excellent choice. Pears are nutrient-dense, so they have important vitamins, minerals, and fiber, but at the same time they are relatively low in calories. The Pittman & Davis Bartlett Pears nutrition, combined with... more

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By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Mangoes

Today, there are more than 1000 mango varieties grown in the United States. However, these tropical fruits are still considered exotic and are seldom included in our must-buy-lists when we go grocery shopping or when going to farmers markets. Mango Fruit Mangos or Mangoes they actually mean the same thing,... more

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What are the best oranges for gifts?

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Fruit Baskets, Navel Oranges, Texas Oranges

When someone says citrus, the first fruit that comes to mind is a plump, juicy, sweet Orange that is delicious, flavorful and utterly refreshing. It could be because oranges are timeless fruits that are available in all four seasons. It may be because they symbolize happiness and determination. Or, perhaps,... more

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