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Understanding Organic Citrus

When people think of a citrus grove they usually think of a commercially managed grove full of well manicured citrus trees, but an organic citrus grove is a little more chaotic looking than a traditional commercial grove. Here’s why

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Get Rid of Acne with Fresh Grapefruit

If you are fortunate enough to have a grapefruit tree during prime harvest season, you also can unlock clean, healthy, acne-free skin at home. Wondering how to unlock this natural secret to enhanced beauty and overall skin health? Wonder no more; here’s how! How to Use Grapefruit to Fight Acne The best way to use… Read more »

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Citrus Gifts Make Great Decorations

Looking for an economical yet beautiful way to decorate? It might be one of the last things you think of, but have you considered using citrus gifts? Citrus fruits are really quite varied, making them a good choice when you need to decorate! To help you out, we’ve compiled a handy list of unique ideas… Read more »

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The Best Citrus Companies to Buy Fruit From

There are a lot of choices when it comes to buying citrus fruit and citrus fruit gifts. But not all citrus fruit companies are created equal. Ordering fresh oranges, grapefruit, and specialty fruits directly from the grove is a great way to get the best quality fruit. Just make sure that you are ordering from… Read more »

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Best Plants to Surround your Citrus Tree With

If you enjoy gardening, you’re probably aware of the benefits of companion planting. Companion planting is the practice of growing different plants together in combinations that make them more productive. This works when plants have complementary characteristics: for instance, some plants help other plants by naturally repelling pests, attracting pollinators, providing shade to plants in… Read more »

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6 Benefits of Indoor Plants

At Citrus.com, we advocate growing citrus trees at home for the delicious fruit they provide as well as the beauty they add to your surroundings. But it’s not just the fruit that benefits your health and mindset – in addition to adding color and vibrancy to your home, growing citrus trees indoors can also improve… Read more »

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How to Cut an Avocado

Learn how to cut avocado with this easy step-by-step guide. The creamy and nutty flesh can be sliced, diced, or mashed to add nutritional benefits to savory recipes and even desserts. Once you know how to cut an avocado, the culinary possibilities are endless. Mastering the technique to slice and dice an avocado is key… Read more »

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When are Blackberries in Season?

Thoughts of summer hold fond memories for a many a former kid, for it’s the season of school vacation, warm weather, swimming, picnics, fireworks and blackberrying! From May to September (and especially in June and July) intrepid wanderers stood a good chance of coming across a patch of shiny, sweet-tart, juicy berries, so it was… Read more »

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What Are the Health Benefits of Blueberries?

They’re called a “superfood” for a reason. Tiny-but-mighty blueberries pack a powerful punch of healthy vitamins and minerals. They’re delicious and so easy to snack on, and they’re super versatile in cooking and baking, too. Best of all, they add flavor and sweetness to your healthy diet without adding to your waistline. Read on for… Read more »

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Why Are My Blueberries Sour?

Blueberries are amazing little wonders. Often called a superfood, they get their intense blue color and their health benefits from anthocyanins. These are antioxidants that can help to lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation, protect against heart disease, and more. They also contain essential fiber and vitamin C. Blueberries are low-calorie, super tasty, versatile in in… Read more »

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How to Make Homemade Olive Oil

There’s so much that’s good about olive oil! Packed with polyphenols, amino acids and healthy monounsaturated fats, olive oil not only adds depth and flavor to food, it’s loaded with healthy antioxidants, has strong anti-inflammatory properties, is rich in healthy monounsaturated fats, and reduces your risk for certain health conditions. You can even use it… Read more »

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Health Benefits of Eating Citrus

We’re all about citrus at Citrus.com, and no wonder…bright, colorful, fragrant and refreshing, citrus fruits are not only prized for their sweet-tangy taste – they’re nutritional super foods, too! Citrus fruits are rich in multiple nutrients such as vitamin C, flavonoids, and fiber which help protect your vascular system, reduce inflammation, improve gastrointestinal function and health,… Read more »