Pittman & Davis January 2019 Grove Update

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A thin skin makes Honeybells easy to peel, but also makes them far more delicate in the field. We cradle each individual Honeybell by hand and pick them by clipping the stem. This method is slower, but we do it to ensure that your Honeybells always arrive in perfect condition.... more

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What’s the difference between Honeybell Oranges and Navel Oranges?

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Not all oranges are created equal. Some are sweeter than the others, some are bigger, some more tart than sweet, some juicier, some are seedless and some more appetizing than other varieties. This is true when comparing the two most popular winter citrus oranges – the premium Honeybell orange and... more

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What’s the difference between a Cara Cara Orange and a Navel Orange?

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Genus citrus from the flowering family Rutaceae is one of the few taxonomic groups where mutation is a common thing. Genetically mutated fruit or bud sports appear and show characteristics that are different compared to the rest of the tree. The same is true for Cara Cara Oranges – a... more

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What are Honeybells?

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When people receive honeybell oranges as a gift they immediately feel special. Why? It is because honeybells are considered rare, premium, and elite fruits in the citrus family. Honeybells are sweet winter citrus fruits with somewhat dimpled, red-orange skin that is easy to peel. They have an identifiable long stem-end... more

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Fruit Cake: A Holiday Tradition

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After recently seeing the movie “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure,” I was reminded of how lucky I have been to grow up in a large family with whom to learn, share stories, and celebrate holidays. Of the many holidays my family and I celebrate together, the grandest and most memorable is always... more

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Is it safe to ship grapefruit to a diabetic?

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Some people’s faces still cringe and scrunch up because they find grapefruit bitter and too acidic for their liking, but everyone knows that the numerous Texas grapefruit varieties (white grapefruit, pink grapefruit and red grapefruit) are packed with vitamins and minerals that help the body fight off diseases. The Grapefruit... more

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2018 Holiday Gift Guide

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Christmas season is fast approaching and it’s never too early to start coming up with holiday gifting ideas. Choosing fine foods as gifts is always a great choice and here are some of our suggestions: Mimi’s Christmas Christmas at grandma’s house has always been special. Aside from the traditional Christmas... more

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Is Grapefruit Good For You?

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If you are a fruit lover, then it is likely that you have had your share of the sweet, tangy, refreshingly bitter, juicy grapefruit. They are often available year round but the best ones (specifically the Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit) are available from December until February. The combination of flavor,... more

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Pittman & Davis November Grove Update

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Our love of farming and dedication to the land that supports it, not only preserves open space filled with plant life, but helps us harvest remarkable crops like these Ruby Red Grapefruit. Well before fruit appears, we spend long days pruning trees, giving them proper nutrition, and efficiently delivering their... more

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DIY Grapefruit Face Scrub

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One of the most popular and easy ways to eat grapefruit is by cutting the fruit in half, cutting around each segment with a pairing knife, then eating each tasty bite with a spoon. This easy DIY grapefruit face scrub is a perfect way to use the vitamin-rich flesh and... more

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