Citrus: Winter Sunshine for Sacramento

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Nov 30, 2016 3:21:06 PM

Winter's here, which means saying goodbye to the sunshine for awhile, but that's no reason to feel sad! Citrus is in its prime now, and anyone who has grown their own Citrus can tell you that first, sweet, tart bite is the closest thing you'll find to sunshine in the winter time. 

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Topics: Winter, Fruit Trees, Citrus

Are You a Friend of the Fig?

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Aug 31, 2016 5:05:59 PM

Figs are an unusual fruit (technically an inverted flower) with a rich history, earning notoriety in many cultures around the world. Legend has it that citizens of ancient Athens called themselves philosykos which literally translates to 'friend of the fig'.  Who wouldn't want to be a philosykos- figs are an excellent source of dietary fiber, antioxidants and essential vitamins.

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Topics: Edibles, Fruit Trees, Drought Tolerant, Fall, Mediterranean

Our Favorite Fruit Trees

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Feb 17, 2016 10:45:48 AM

Growing your own fruit at home is so rewarding, and it's not nearly as difficult as it may seem. There are a range of fruiting trees and shrubs ideal for every situation. 

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Topics: Edibles, Backyard Orchard, Fruit Trees, Citrus

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