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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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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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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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Best Florida Monthly Fruit Clubs

By: | Comments Off on Best Florida Monthly Fruit Clubs | On: July 14, 2015 | Category: Grove Update

Finding the best fruit of the month club selections to give a friend, co-worker or your boss for special events, milestones or the holidays can be a bit confusing. The whole concept behind the fruit of the month clubs is finding the freshest fruit available, right off of the tree... more

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Hale Groves: Indian River Company

By: | Comments Off on Hale Groves: Indian River Company | On: June 28, 2015 | Category: Grove Update

Hale Groves has a long history of providing their customers with ripe, delicious Indian River citrus fruit. Customers have enjoyed farm fresh citrus fruits from our Indian River groves since 1947. The Indian River Citrus District offers the ideal climate for growing multiple types of citrus fruits such as Indian... more

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American Grown Citrus Fruit Gifts

By: | Comments Off on American Grown Citrus Fruit Gifts | On: May 27, 2015 | Category: Grove Update

Springtime in Florida is unforgettable thanks in part to the fragrance of sweet blossoms of orange, tangerine, grapefruit and other citrus trees perfuming the air. The Florida Department of Agriculture reports that Florida is the second largest top orange producer in the world, with Brazil ranking 1st place. Approximately 95... more

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Hale’s Non-GMO Citrus Fruits

By: | Comments Off on Hale’s Non-GMO Citrus Fruits | On: May 9, 2015 | Category: Grove Update

Healthy Gourmet Fruit from Indian River, Florida Gourmet citrus fruits from Hale’s Indian River orchards are protected from pests with natural solutions, not with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. Our citrus fruits are protected from disease by using natural predators or insects that control the population of damaging bugs attempting... more

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How Hale Grows Florida Tangerines

By: | Comments Off on How Hale Grows Florida Tangerines | On: April 22, 2015 | Category: Grove Update

The perfect time to get your ripe Florida tangerines picked fresh for you by Hale Groves is from October through April during their harvest season. Hale Groves guarantee these extraordinary seedless tangerines are unlike any you’ve ever tasted or peeled before. Hale’s beautiful orchards are right along Florida’s Indian River,... more

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Growing & Harvesting Valencia Oranges

By: | Comments Off on Growing & Harvesting Valencia Oranges | On: April 16, 2015 | Category: Grove Update

Florida Valencia Oranges are known to be one of the most delicious, and sweetest varieties of citrus anywhere in the United States. One of the reasons Valencia Oranges end up being so packed full of vitamins is the way they are grown, which is a little different from other oranges.... more

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Ortaniques: Natural Orange-Tangerine Hybrid

By: | Comments Off on Ortaniques: Natural Orange-Tangerine Hybrid | On: March 29, 2015 | Category: Grove Update

Did you know there are more than ten types of commonly grown citrus fruit in Florida? At Hale Groves we offer one that we bet you’ve never heard of before; the Ortanique! This naturally grown hybrid is a combination of a juicy navel orange, and a sublime tangerine. The history... more

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