Berries are like nature’s candy: sweet and delicious. However, unlike regular candy, they are a powerhouse of nutrients for good health. Berries are low in calories and contain vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber, and water with no fat, cholesterol,… Read More
Florida strawberries are grown as annuals started from northern-sourced cold-treated young plants set out in September and October. Bare-root plants with their leaves retained yield earlier than plants with leaves removed. However, frequent irrigation (8-14 hours/day for the… Read More
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For years, University of Florida scientists looked for a few characteristics in a more desirable strawberry. Among those traits was a higher yield in November and December — the early part of the Florida season… Read More
Broccoli is one of the most nutritious and versatile green vegetables in the United States, gaining in popularity over recent years because of its health benefits. For starters, it is high in phytochemicals (compounds produced by plants) such… Read More
Did you know Florida is the strawberry capital of the world during winter? Florida strawberries can be planted in home gardens beginning in the fall and enjoyed through the winter and spring.