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The retail garden shop and the farm are now open on Sundays too! Now normal open hours are Wednesday through Saturday 9:05 to 5:08. Sunday 11:00 to 5:00. Closed Holidays: July 4th, Christmas (Dec. 25-Jan. 3), Thanksgiving Day, and Easter Sunday.
ONLINE ORDERS: We are now taking online orders. Shipping season is October through May; order early to get the best selection. New arrivals and crops in progress are becoming available weekly. Please feel free to put your choice(s) on the Wait List. We'll notify you when the crop is ready. More Shipping Info...
Just Fruits Goumi Fruit

Unusual Fruits Should Be Grown More

Unusual Fruits Should Be Grown More Cruising down the produce aisle can be an eye-opening experience these days. Our new age grocery stores and TV cooking channels have opened up a new world of fruits and ways for adventurous cooks to prepare them. One click on the internet and you can get a page of […]

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Female Mandrin Melon Berry

Mandarin Melonberry Cudrania tricuspidata A truly uncommon fruit

Mandarin Melonberry is probably one of the most overlooked and remains still a jewel awaiting discovery. Mandarin melonberry, aka Che, has a long history of being grown for both food and medicine in China. Europeans carried the tree to France and England, and it arrived in the states over a century ago. The fruit was […]

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Citrus Orange Juice

Selecting and Planting Citrus Trees

Living in Florida certainly has its advantages, warm sunny summers, and mild warm winters. We happen to live and garden in one of the rare climates where we can grow citrus fruit. In the central part of the state citrus groves are everywhere, and here in North Florida, with some careful selection and good cultural […]

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Why Wait Till Spring

  Any whiff of cool air in the morning or evening is a tap on the shoulder, a reminder that our yard-earth is ready for our hands and trowel and the introduction of new flowers and vegetables. The hot summer months, when even ardent gardeners only view the natural world from inside air-conditioned cars and […]

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Just Fruits and Exotics Nursery

News from the Farm

Summer Siesta is over and the nursery is BACK OPEN!!. It has been a fantastic summer with lots of great adventures and fun in the sun. Luckily we fared extremely well through the hurricanes this year. For us, there was very little of the rain or wind compared to further east of us, just a few broken branches here and there. […]

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Fruit thinning pole

Thinning the Art of Fruit Size

Everyone wants to have the largest sized fruit they can grow. Beyond good watering and regular fertilizing, one of the best-kept secrets to obtaining maximum fruit size is to thin the fruit load on your trees. Thinning is the act of removing part of the crop to allow the tree to maximize the size of […]

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A Passion for Passion Vines

A Passion for Passion Vines When you’re looking for a vine for that special trellis, fence or arbor, the passion vine (Passiflora species) should be at the top of your list. Passion vines are one of the most beautiful twiners that we can grow here. The exotic blooms are not only fascinating to look at; […]

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