2018 Holiday Gift Guide

By: | Comments Off on 2018 Holiday Gift Guide | On: October 1, 2018 | Category: Christmas, Gift Ideas, Holidays

Finding the ultimate gift for a family member, friend, relative, or someone special is not always easy. You could choose from all things tech like laptops, phones and cameras. You may search for the perfect bracelet, necklace, or handbag. Or you could go simple, buy a gift card, and leave... more

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A Look Inside the Groves – October Hale Groves Update

By: | Comments Off on A Look Inside the Groves – October Hale Groves Update | On: September 28, 2018 | Category: Grove Update

In the grove an irrigation pipe provides the perfect perch for a tri-colored heron on the hunt for an early morning meal. Clear blue skies frame the deep green foliage and abundant fruit of the new navel orange crop. Warm sunny days and good rainfall are helping these fruit to... more

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DIY – Perfect Caramel Apples

By: | Comments Off on DIY – Perfect Caramel Apples | On: September 25, 2018 | Category: DIY

Fall is a time to celebrate the end of the year and a turn to cooler months. Traditionally fall was a time to be grateful for the harvests that spring brought forth and summer ripened. Hale Orchard Fresh Apples are a symbol of the season and delicious caramel adds a... more

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Best Citrus Gifts Basket

By: | Comments Off on Best Citrus Gifts Basket | On: September 19, 2018 | Category: Fruit Baskets, Fruit Gift Baskets, Gift Baskets, Gift Ideas, Gourmet Gift Baskets

Fall months have arrived and the holiday season and many festivities are fast approaching. This can be the year that you treat your friends and loved ones to something truly special. Now is your chance to give a gift that can be a thrill to receive. Fresh fruit gift baskets... more

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What is the difference between Navel Oranges and Cara Cara Oranges?

By: | Comments Off on What is the difference between Navel Oranges and Cara Cara Oranges? | On: September 4, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Florida Oranges, Navel Oranges

Winter may be white and freezing but that does not mean that life will be colorless. Actually, you will find certain oranges in season in winter, like the sweet Navel orange and the pink-fleshed Cara Cara orange. These two sweet oranges look pretty much the same from the outside but... more

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A Look Inside the Groves – September Hale Groves Update

By: | Comments Off on A Look Inside the Groves – September Hale Groves Update | On: September 1, 2018 | Category: Grove Update

Early morning sunshine dries the last drops of dew as we inspect new Navel Oranges. Although the Navels are still green, the consistent afternoon rains have helped develop nice sized fruit, soon to turn orange and mature into their tempting sweetness. In the grove wildlife is our constant companion, and... more

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Are Fruit Clubs worth it?

By: | Comments Off on Are Fruit Clubs worth it? | On: August 22, 2018 | Category: Business Gifts, Corporate Gifts, Gift Ideas

Are you a health buff or simply a fruit fanatic who wants to get the freshest, tastiest and plumpest fruits of the month? Well you are in for a treat! With a number of fruit of the month clubs to choose from, you will no longer have to drop by... more

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DIY Bartlett Pear Baby Food Recipe

By: | Comments Off on DIY Bartlett Pear Baby Food Recipe | On: August 17, 2018 | Category: DIY

Hale Groves Bartlett Pears are good for making your own baby food because they are considered a nutrient-dense food. Nutrient-dense foods are those that contain vital nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, and fiber, but are relatively low in calories. Such nutritious contents combined with their delicate sweet flavor, make Bartlett... more

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A Look Inside the Groves – August Hale Groves Update

By: | Comments Off on A Look Inside the Groves – August Hale Groves Update | On: July 31, 2018 | Category: Grove Update

Work starts early in the grove. Early mornings make for cooler work, and it’s not unusual for us to start that work before sunup. It’s early morning, but our day is well under way

Work starts early in the grove. Early mornings make for cooler work, and it’s not unusual for us to start that work before sunup. It’s early morning, but our day is well under way. Every piece of fruit starts with a flower and a bee, and grows from there. Orange... more

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When are mangos in season?

By: | Comments Off on When are mangos in season? | On: July 30, 2018 | Category: Mangos

I am a big fan of mangos; they always remind of the beautiful and exotic tropical Asian countries I’ve been to where they are so popular and considered the King of Fruits. If you’ve never had one and are a little hesitant to try the plump, luscious and peculiar mango... more

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