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Rhubarb in Florida? Yes!

UPDATE: After picking a few stalks to test how the plants would handle it, I harvested to first bunch; one pound twelve ounces! Already chopped, frozen, and figuring into an upcoming strawberry rhubarb pie. Rhubarb in Florida? Absolutely! Winter in north central Florida is the time when growing some of our cool weather vegetables comes … Continue reading

Cold Night Makes Sweet Citrus

Who ever would have thought that oranges and grapefruit love the cold weather? Citrus is a winter crop, and while they’re not happy with freezing temperatures, they definitely like a chill. When the thermometer drops during the overnight hours, the cold actually makes citrus sweeter by triggering sugar production in the fruit. Unless there is … Continue reading

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