The Solanaceae
The Solanaceae

Family is important. Few among us would argue differently. In the plant kingdom, just like the animal kingdom (which includes us!), families can be large or small, limited to a small area or spread far and wide, and have desirable and useful...

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Cohune palm
Cohune palm

So another year turns over, filled with events large and small. We each have passed through our own environments with no choice but to react to the changes in the world around us. For me, 2019 will be remembered with mixed feelings. Loved ones...

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Pandanus
Pandanus

‘Tis the season as they say.  The holidays loom large in the minds of young and old alike.  For me, the end of our calendar year has appeared seemingly out of nowhere, with the words “Is it really December already”?  Without a doubt, it is here...

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Butterfly Pea
Butterfly Pea

Life at Fruit & Spice Park is like driving towards a familiar destination, winding down a country road – the twists and turns are familiar, yet there are still some surprises to keep the journey exciting. Unlike a country road, this year...

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Fig
Fig

Have you noticed the change in the air?  No detection of a frosty autumn chill early in the morning?  Of course not, we are in extreme South Florida where the change of seasons is almost imperceptible.  Nevertheless, we just passed a calendar...

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Bangar Nut
Bangar Nut

What’s in Season April 2019 Spring greetings to all! As I write this, we are enjoying what will probably be one of the last “cool” evenings of the year.  We have just passed the spring equinox, when the length of day and night are equal, and the...

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