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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DIY – Cherry Jam

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A great way to make your delicious Hale Groves Bing Cherries last a bit longer is to make your own cherry jam. This recipe is easy and rewarding and will make enough jam for you to store or share. Make a batch today! Ingredients: 3 cups Hale Groves Bing Cherries... more

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How long are peaches good for?

By: | Comments Off on How long are peaches good for? | On: June 10, 2019 | Category: Fruit Facts

Peaches are popular locally and internationally. Their popularity dates back to antiquity. How could they not be when the fruit is so luscious, creamy, sweet, juicy and just so perfectly yummy? Ancient Peaches As with many fruits, the Peach (Prunus Persica) came from China. Archeologists found the oldest peach stones... more

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Best Fruit Gifts to Send in the Summer

By: | Comments Off on Best Fruit Gifts to Send in the Summer | On: June 10, 2019 | Category: Fruit Facts

Summer is the best time to indulge yourself with citrus fruits and quench your thirst with refreshing fruit juices that are not only tasty but are absolutely healthy. Surely others you know would like to enjoy yummy summer fruit treats. How can you help them to do so? Simple! Send... more

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DIY – Peach Jam

By: | Comments Off on DIY – Peach Jam | On: June 6, 2019 | Category: DIY

This easy, do-it-yourself peach jam is a great way to extend the use of the season’s Hale Groves peaches so you can enjoy their flavor for breakfast, snacks, or anytime you want something sweet. You will need thirteen 1-cup plastic containers with lids to make this tasty treat you can... more

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A Look Inside the Groves – June 2019 Hale Groves Update

By: | Comments Off on A Look Inside the Groves – June 2019 Hale Groves Update | On: June 6, 2019 | Category: Grove Update

The nice straight tree row is accomplished by hedging the trees each year. The hedging is done by a large “hedging” machine with special high speed circular saw blades mounted vertically on booms cutting both sides as it travels down the tree rows. This maintains a manageable height and width... more

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DIY – Orange Peel and Yogurt Face Mask

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The vitamin C and minerals in oranges have been used for health and beauty for centuries. This Hale Groves Navel Orange Peel and Yogurt Face Mask will help your skin feel clean, refreshed, and clear so you can face the day with a sunny smile. Ingredients plain yogurt 1 Hale... more

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How to buy mangos

By: | Comments Off on How to buy mangos | On: May 8, 2019 | Category: Fruit Facts, Grove Update

Mangoes are one of the most widely consumed fruits in the world. This popular drupe is widely loved and enjoyed for its distinct sweetness. This “king of fruits” is one of the most popular summer fruits and there are many tasty ways to enjoy it. Mango Facts So, what is... more

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Are Georgia Peaches the Best?

By: | Comments Off on Are Georgia Peaches the Best? | On: May 8, 2019 | Category: Fruit Facts, Gift Ideas

Summertime is about to start and the season of mouth-watering peaches is to begin in conjunction with this fun-filled time of the year. The south boasts some of the best peaches you can ever find; fuzzy fruits with the right balance of sugar to acid ratio. If you eat sweet... more

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A Look Inside the Groves – May 2019 Hale Groves Update

By: | Comments Off on A Look Inside the Groves – May 2019 Hale Groves Update | On: May 1, 2019 | Category: Grove Update

The classic navel on the bottom of a navel orange is actually a secondary fruit formed within the navel orange itself. Testing the navels with a refractometer to check the Brix/sugar in the fruit. We do this in the field to verify it meets our quality standards before packing.  ... more

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