Citrus Trees: Guide to Proper Spacing in an Orchard

Have you been tempted to buy citrus trees online, but you’re not sure how to plant them in a way that will guarantee you get fruit? Citrus trees include orange, grapefruit, lemon, tangerine and lime varieties, among others. Because they require full sun on a daily basis in order to produce fruit, citrus trees (like… Read more »

kiwi sorbet

Kiwi Sorbet

At less than 150 calories, this lightly tart, sweet and creamy treat looks so elegant, but is super-easy to make. Plus, with all-natural ingredients, it’s a treat you can feel good about serving your family! Tip: make sure the kiwi is very ripe so that your sorbet doesn’t come out sour. This is a great… Read more »


Green Olive Pasta

Sautéed green olives and garlic in butter create an easy, flavorful pasta sauce that’s so easy to make, yet so impressive. Add a splash of lemon juice for balance and top each portion with freshly ground pepper and Parmesan shavings for a delicious, dressy dinner that’s as much a treat for guests as it is… Read more »


Garlic Sauteed Spinach

This 5-star spinach side dish is easy to make and so delicious, even the kids will enjoy it. Plus it’s a healthy option you’ll feel good about serving! Ingredients: 1½ lbs. baby spinach leaves 2 Tbsp. olive oil 2 Tbsp. chopped garlic (6 cloves) 2 tsp. kosher salt ¾ tsp. freshly ground black pepper 1… Read more »


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 »


Pork Tenderloin with Triple-Berry Salsa

If you’re looking for a why to dress up pork tenderloin and have some leftover summer berries in the freezer that you haven’t used for pancakes, this is the recipe for you! The spicy, fruity salsa adds zing to the savory, tender meat and adds brilliant color to your winter table. Easy to prepare with… Read more »


How to Tell Different Citrus Trees Apart

Citrus trees have a lot going for them – they’re beautiful to look at, smell great, and produce delicious, nutritious fruit that can be eaten fresh, added to your favorite recipes, or even used to make homemade cleaning and medicinal products. But before you start doing a search on “citrus trees for sale near me,”… Read more »


How to Grow an Orange Tree

Orange trees are the most widely grown fruit tree in the world. The first orange tree arose as a hybrid between a pomelo citrus tree, and a mandarin. Today orange, trees consist of many varieties that are prized for their sweet, tangy flesh and nutritious juice, making them one of the world’s most popular fruits.… Read more »


Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

If you’ve ever had lemon blueberry cake, you already know who well these two flavors go together. Classic blueberry pancakes are always a favorite, but the addition of lemon juice and zest to this recipe gives them extra zing! Serve with warmed maple or blueberry syrup…you can also top them with whipped cream or nut… Read more »


Pineapple Pulled Pork Tacos

The pineapple slaw that goes in these mouthwatering tacos is so tasty, you’ll want to put it on everything! That’s fine, but don’t forget to try it with this spicy, melt-in-your-mouth pulled pork for a tropical twist on taco night. Mexico, meet Hawaii! Ingredients: 4 lb. pork shoulder 1 c. barbecue sauce ½ c. brown… Read more »


How to Plant & Grow an Avocado Tree

Are you a fan of avocados? If so, you’re not the only one – the Mexican fruit (yes, avocados are a fruit, not a vegetable) has grown popular along with the popularity of Mexican cuisine. Apart from the ubiquitous guacamole, avocados are enjoyed in everything from salads to breakfast toast. And avocados aren’t just delicious… Read more »


Olive Tapenade

Simple yet elegant, this easy olive tapenade is a great addition to a party or as an appetizer before a Mediterranean meal. Serve with crackers or sliced and toasted French bread. Delicious! Ingredients: ½ c. green olives, pitted ½ c. black olives, pitted 1 anchovy fillet, optional ½ tsp. dried oregano 1 clove garlic, smashed… Read more »


Miracle Fruit

We’re known for offering citrus trees in pots for sale, but we offer more than just citrus trees for sale online…including the one-and-only Miracle Fruit Tree! What is Miracle Fruit? This might sound like something out of a fantasy novel, but imagine eating a berry that magically makes every sour food you eat for up… Read more »


Sauteed Asparagus with Za’atar Spice & Pomegranate

Pomegranate is wonderful when served with granola, ice cream, or oatmeal, but it’s also great for adding pizzazz to savor dishes, too! This easy, nutritious recipe makes a wonderful side dish at a holiday meal or any meal. Spicy Za’atar and smoked paprika add tons of flavor to the subtle taste of the asparagus. Ingredients:… Read more »


Do Dwarf Trees Actually Stay Small?

One of the most exciting gardening trends in recent decades has been the growing popularity of small-space gardening for growing fruits and vegetables. Many home gardeners have learned you don’t need much space to grow all kinds of vegetables, fruits and herbs – and that now includes tree fruits. Whether you plant them in the… Read more »