A Look Inside the Groves – September 2019 Hale Groves Update

By: | Comments Off on A Look Inside the Groves – September 2019 Hale Groves Update | On: September 19, 2019 | Category: Grove Update

Our citrus expert is using a set of citrus calipers to measure our navels. They are currently averaging 2.75 inches which is right on track to start harvesting in November. We constantly monitor size and quality so we can plan the right time to harvest and pack a given crop.... more

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DIY – Pear & Sugar Scrub

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This easy DIY Pear and Sugar Scrub uses fresh Hale Groves Pears and simple ingredients to make a refreshing scrub for face, elbows, hands, and anywhere you would like soft, supple skin. You can store it refrigerated for a few days, and it washes away easily with warm water. Make... more

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When are pears in season?

By: | Comments Off on When are pears in season? | On: September 12, 2019 | Category: Fruit Facts

Eating fresh fruits is still the best way to beat the summer heat. They are not only refreshing, they are also nutritious and satisfying. With over a thousand varieties of pears to choose from, you can go for different pear varieties that either have a crunchy or soft peel paired... more

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What are the health benefits of apples?

By: | Comments Off on What are the health benefits of apples? | On: September 12, 2019 | Category: Fruit Facts

You must be tired of hearing the old Welsh saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” from your mother or grandmother as they keep reminding you daily to eat apples to stay healthy. You may think that this is just an old saying but did you know that... more

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What are the best monthly subscription boxes?

By: | Comments Off on What are the best monthly subscription boxes? | On: September 12, 2019 | Category: Gift Ideas

People today are becoming more health-conscious, so it comes as no surprise that many of us are looking for delicious yet nutritious foods that will satisfy the pallet and at the same help us stay healthy and in shape. Healthful foods, combined with physical activity, are sure to help us... more

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Is it healthy to eat grapefruit every day?

By: | Comments Off on Is it healthy to eat grapefruit every day? | On: September 12, 2019 | Category: Fruit Facts

Grapefruit is one of the world’s most nutritious foods, and one of America’s favorite breakfast fruits. It is big and bulbous, tart with an underlying sweet flavor, and oozes with juice that can rival even the premium oranges. This hybrid between the bitter pomelo and sweet orange originated in Barbados... more

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What are the sweetest mangoes?

By: | Comments Off on What are the sweetest mangoes? | On: August 19, 2019 | Category: Fruit Facts

The mango fruit is considered to be the queen of fruits in tropical countries around the world. Although it originated in South East Asia, it is grown in almost every tropical and subtropical region of the world including those in the United States. Brief Introduction Mangos are tropical fruits from... more

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What is the difference between a Navel and Valencia Orange?

By: | Comments Off on What is the difference between a Navel and Valencia Orange? | On: July 24, 2019 | Category: Fruit Facts

Of all the citrus fruits produced all over the world, oranges account for the majority of the fruit production and make up the highest-value crop when it comes to international trade. How could it not be? People are drawn to and just love the naturally sweet and refreshing flavors of... more

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How to store Georgia Peaches?

By: | Comments Off on How to store Georgia Peaches? | On: July 17, 2019 | Category: Fruit Facts

I have always loved the luscious and sweet peaches from Georgia. The delicate aroma emanating from the fruit, the pinkish blush on the soft fuzzy skin, the flavorful taste of the juice, the firm yet tender flesh ? they all come together to make an irresistible and undeniably perfect fruit... more

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A Look Inside the Groves – July 2019 Hale Groves Update

By: | Comments Off on A Look Inside the Groves – July 2019 Hale Groves Update | On: July 8, 2019 | Category: Grove Update

Looking down a row of our 25 year-old grapefruit you can see how we keep the trees pruned and the ground clean under the trees with grassed centers. This is part of our cultural care program. The trees are kept at a manageable size which aids in the harvesting and... more

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